I’ve been a vegetarian for 12 years now, which means that I became a vegetarian very early on in life. I was also the only vegetarian in my family, which meant I had no one to help me with my vegetarian diet, which meant a lot of trial and error on my part, I’m sure at a bit of a detriment to my health. If you’re looking to change up your diet, here are 8 tips for going vegetarian.
- Baby Steps – When I went vegetarian I went whole-hog and quit cold turkey (puns definitely intended), which can have some nasty side effects. Try cutting out red meat first and see how that feels, or eating vegetarian 5 days of the week. You can also check out the many types of vegetarians in this handy dandy infographic: