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  1. CedricVE

    Vegan starter kit

    Hello everyone I have recently started being vegan. After the well-known difficulties, I started reading the book "The Vegan Starter Kit Everything You Need to Know About Plant-Based Eating". This book is full of useful tips that you can use. It also contains useful recipes. I would definitely...
  2. Adam20

    The 1 Month Vegan Challenge

    Hello everyone, I apologize in advance for my English and thank you for your understanding. I am a brand new vegan for about 3 months. It was a difficult journey because at home in Slovakia we eat mainly meat. Because of this, I have failed many times to achieve the goal of being vegan. And...
  3. T

    Too shy to say no

    Hello there fellow vegans! I'm 18 years old and I've been a vegan for about 35 days. Before that I was a pescatarian for almost 1.5 years. The problem is, I am in a study group with a tutor and 5 other classmates and about 2 or 3 times a year we order food during our sessions. While I was a...
  4. S

    Hello new vegan here!

    Hi all, I live with my parents and younger brother, and we usually eat meat once every 2 weeks and dairy once a day. However I've recently decided to go vegan, and my family has been completely supportive (although they are still eating meat, dairy, etc). I have lots of vegetarian friends and...
  5. S

    Going vegan I think

    Hi, I've been vegetarian ish for 4 years, the two more recent years, very on and off. I'm 17, so still live at home and my mum n dad are completely against me being a vegetarian, (veganism is literally out of the question) I eat meat but It's completely not my choice, I've tried to reason with...
  6. blixa

    Help! feeling fatigued and weak while eating a healthy vegan diet.

    Hi all! I am new here. I joined because I need some serious advice. My heart and soul is with veganism and I am trying really hard to make it work. In November, I decided to go for it and I did a fully plant based diet for 21 days straight with no exceptions. I wasn't eating any vegan junk food...
  7. R

    Extremely exhausted

    I have been vegan for a week now and currently eat rice, raw vegetables (occasionally steamed), both raw and dried fruits, nuts, beans, whole grain bread, potatoes, nut butter, almond milk, and soy in my daily diet however by 3 pm every day I experience extreme exhaustion. I get 8 hours of sleep...
  8. R

    Only a week in, partner fights me

    I just recently read up on the Whole Foods vegan diet and I fell in love with it. My boyfriend, is stubborn. I never asked him to begin this journey with me. I simply decline when he offers me “normal” food. But tonight we had a HUGE argument, after he told me I starve myself! (Who’s he...
  9. Julie

    Cold-turkey vegan (pardon the pun)

    Hello! I'm Julie, from Wisconsin USA living in Colombia. It's my fourth day being vegan, I'm brand new and would greatly appreciate any advice y'all can give me! My reasons for going vegan are personal health, environmental sustainability, and animal suffering. I truly never knew all of the...
  10. Veggienerd

    Overly obsessed with food

  11. A

    New vegan

    Hello, I am a vegetarian trying Vegan for 30days! So far, it have been wonderful and i am really enjoying the challenge of finding new products, or new menu items. I am very much missing pizza though. So far i have been only using this product...
  12. Z

    Kids and cheese

    Not a new vegan. Kids are vegetarian and we have no idea how to stop the cheese! Any advice? We do quite a bit of PB and the cheese is probably 1/2 cup a week per kid (only 2). Still, I think about the cows every time they eat it and it kills me. Mods: if this is in the wrong forum or is...
  13. Nicole Zabel

    The psychology behind becoming a vegan...

    Hi everybody! I just decided to Google "vegan forums" in hopes of connecting with more like-minded people. About a month ago, I decided to try a 1 week vegan challenge, and I can thank the YouTuber Ralph Smart with the channel "Infinite Waters" for my transition. He's a personal development...
  14. M

    Can i eat honey? why not?

    I became a vegetarian several months ago and have now gone full vegan recently. I'd say my reasons were 75% the animal cruelty involved in meat and dairy and about 25% for my health. I just saw that vegans don't eat honey, either. Which I kind of get as it's technically an animal product, I...
  15. K

    Becoming vegan

    Alright, so I've never tried Veganism but I've been seeing more and more articles about it and it's benefits and I would like to try it, but I'm not sure where to start or what resources to read and I'm just trying to get as much information before I start. I appreciate any and all help!
  16. O

    newbie...getting dizzy

    hi everyone I was wondering if i could get some help? I've recently gone vegan (2 months ago, cold turkey) and from about 1 month ago I've randomly been getting dizzy spells. (such as if i stand up to fast) I've never had a dizzy spell in my life so to me its quite an unusual experience. I'm...
  17. ~Shannon~

    Hello from New York! ^_^

    Hi everyone! I'm Shannon. 19 years old, and I am currently still a vegetarian, even though my heart and brain are in vegan mood lol I became a vegetarian moreso for ethical reasons, rather than dietary, but I'm leading more towards dietary due to having IBS. I joined this forum, because I...
  18. Kirstie Fuller

    B12 deficiency

    Firstly Hi I'm new to this! I'm Kirstie and I've been vegan since March this year. Here's the low down, I've taken on more hours at work. I'm training to be a Supervisor for customer service at waitrose. So a lot of running around lately and stress with Christmas just around the corner. But...
  19. P

    New Vegan - Fat Gained, Muscle lost ?

    Hi everyone. I'm Pete, 26. I've been vegan for about 7-8 months now but I'm slightly concerned about my weight. Before I was vegan I found it virtually impossible to put on weight or get fat. I've weighed about 10st 8 for as long as I can remember, BMI Is good. Since I've gone vegan I've put...
  20. noellelle

    Recipe to Convince Boyfriend to Veganism?

    Hi! I am a new vegan myself, and I'm perfectly fine with eating raw whole foods as meals. However, my boyfriend doesn't have the best diet but I want to show him how delicious various vegan foods can be. What are the best vegan food recipes you have tried?