transition

  1. WillGetsRipped

    Media Hi all, I'm new!

    Hi all, I'm Will. I recently trained at a vegan animal sanctuary and it was an eye-opening experience. On my way there I was a shameless meat-eater but since my visit I haven't been able to eat meat with a clean conscience. I have since reduced my meat consumption drastically, and hope to...
  2. Liamd

    Free vegan and vegetarian meal planner

    Hi folks, About 3 months ago, my girlfriend and I decided to reduce our meat consumption and try to eat a more wholefood, plant-based diet. Because I'm a bit of a geek, I created a little meal planning app that uses recipes available online (e.g. BBC Good Food) and then automatically adds the...
  3. N

    Am I able to become vegan?

    In the first instance, I´d like to apologize for my poor writing, English is not my main language and I couldn´t achieve the information I required on local forums. I´m 17, from Spain, and I would like to become vegan in order to decrease my environmental impact. These are the facts, I suffer...
  4. Vesta

    Seeing a nutritionist/dietitian/health coach during the transition

    Hi Guys! I'm fairly new to the forum and hopefully a thread on this topic doesn't exist... :) I am just curious to know if any of you have seen a nutrition professional at any point on your vegan journey. If so, what was the reason for it? And if no, why not? If you had enough money or time...
  5. LauraMaryW

    1 week in & i need help!

    Hi, so where to start...I decided to go vegan overnight just over a week ago, purely because I looked into it & the animal cruelty aspect was mind boggling to me. I’d say I ate at least 1 portion of meat a day, A LOT of dairy products, plus I loved eggs. Now I literally have no idea what to...
  6. Limuray

    Weight loss 1 month into plant based diet

    Hello, everyone! I'm very happy to be a part of this wonderful community! It's been a month since I started my transition into plant based diet. Still have eaten few eggs and a little bit of cheese into my pesto. Also eaten 1 whole fish. But I'm getting there. 95 % of my diet have been plant...
  7. M

    Hi! i'm excited to start exploring this forum!!

    First I'll start by saying today is my first birthday as a full vegan! (I turn 18 today). I became vegetarian about two years ago because I couldn't believe what animals are put through just so people can eat them. Then around January of 2018 my sister and I found out that not all cheese is...
  8. M

    Which oils to use ?

    Hi Guys ! I have recently switched to fully plant based diet. I was already a vegetarian so didn't had to give up much and so far it's been really great. I have been using rice bran oil, soyabean oil and mustard oil to cook food. In almost all the Indian dishes there is some or the other oil. I...
  9. Soffiare

    How do i convince my parents

    Hello! Before I say anything you should know that I have a restrictive Eating Disorder as a result of a heavy depression and severe OCD. I am very interested I'm becoming vegan and I believe that it could help me add more variety to my diet, however I foresee my parents being very against it...
  10. W

    Hi i'm thinking of becoming vegan. any advice?

    Yeah I'm a vegetarian (have been for a year now yay!) and I'm thinking of going vegan. I'm a pretty sloppy eater (chips and chocolate are my best friends) so I'm also trying to eat healthier. I have a nut allergy so suggestions for nutritional alternatives would help a LOT. I've been a little...
  11. L

    Vegan cookbooks for non-vegans?

    Christmas is around the corner, and I am looking for a good covert vegan cookbook for a gift for my mother. Any suggestions?
  12. Tofu Bxtch

    Reasons to go vegan

    Hello all, I have written a little article that I am super proud of. There are reasons you should go vegan, facts, alternatives, and humor. If you would check it out and let me know what you think! goo.gl/ycLgfj
  13. L

    Fructose intolerance

    Hi :) I would love to go vegan but I am fructose intolerant. Since most fruits and vegetables contain high amounts of fructose I am not sure how to transition. If anyone has any tips they would be highly appreciated :)
  14. Angel

    New vegan-- general advice?

    Hello! I decided to join the online community to seek out those similar to me in values and beliefs, and to get support when I need it most! I decided to become vegan after watching Earthlings, and that was about a month ago-- June 13, to be exact. I've been doing loads of research on ethics...
  15. T

    Support system advice?

    Hey, 15 year15-year-old(almost 16) female, and I am trying to become a pescovegetarian but I am not having the support I need. My mother has been a vegetarian for 10 years but stopped about 5 years ago since she got pregnant with my sister. My mom's not that big or meet eater, but sadly I am. I...
  16. S

    New vegan: 2 weeks in. what to expect?

    Hi everyone. I'm joining vegan forum for two main reasons. 1) I just transitioned to a vegan life style around a week and a half ago and I would like to share my experiences and learn from others 2) I am doing a a virtual forum research paper for my university (it will only be seen among my...
  17. sasineri

    Survey How willing are people to adopt a plant-based diet?

    Hi, I am doing research on people´s preferences and willingness to eat more compassionately. I would really appreciate if you took a few minutes and filled out this questiannaire: https://goo.gl/forms/PX9sQ5sCJ9dWgNl32 Thank you for your input!
  18. 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?
  19. BlackpearlEliza

    Whole food, plant based, and raw diet

    Hi everyone, I have been a vegan for 1,5 month now, and I really feel good since i did. I feel way more healthy and I'm looking into other diets like raw and whole food, plant based. I don't really know what to do with them, because I don't really know people who are, and what I could or...
  20. B

    Advice on Transitioning

    Hey guys. I was curious, I am planning to give being a vegan a go for a few weeks at a time to introduce myself to a new healthy lifestyle. There are just a few things I'm unsure about and i was wondering if anyone could advise me... Currently I work two jobs, and have a little money to spare...