Most of us though that being a vegan is impossible and we are event cannot imagine how we can survive and enjoy the life. Actually, it is not true because with the positive desire and creativity to make a change to the better direction, being a vegan is possible. When you find the new world, it can be better and be able to give a lot of advantages physically, mentally and emotionally.
How to become a vegetarian is not that difficult as long as you follow the recommendation below:
- PLAN it!
The vegetarian diet is low in calorie, fat and also free of cholesterol, but it does not always mean healthy. However, there is more possibility that the foods that are eaten by a vegetarian are much better than the common food that is eaten by the omnivore. The “Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics” states that a healthy vegetarian diet can be healthy as well if it is planned correctly. If you want to be a vegetarian because of the health reason, you have to consider the organic products as well. If it is not, there is more chance for you to lose some vitamins and nutrition that is needed by your body to do all of its functions. That is why; give the best for your body and do it right. It is also important to decide and choose, you want to be a “complete vegetarian’ or just to support your diet program.
You can find as much information online. There are so many helpful sites to help the beginners vegetarian by providing the full information about recipes, quiz, the interesting facts and interactive tools to help you.
- Do the Physical Check Up
Meet your doctor and ensure that you are in the healthy condition (physically or mentally). Tell your doctor about your future plan to be a vegetarian and ask whether there are some things that need to be considered in related to your medical record. For the example, if you have the anemia problem, you have to pay attention to the need for zinc substance to your vegetarian lifestyle.
Some doctors are maybe not having enough information and knowledge about vegan and maybe them the wrong perception that the vegetarian life is not healthy because your body can lack the protein and calcium. You just need for about 50 grams of protein and if you are a female, you just need 60 grams of protein. Actually, the human is not really being able to absorb the calcium in the cow milk. That is why; milk that is produced from the plants are rich in calcium and the orange juice is also the real replacement.
- Make it Clear of why you want to be a vegetarian
It is the real changes in your life. Knowing more and clearer why you want to be a vegetarian is important so you will not waste too much time in the vegetarian life. It will also make you are easier to stand in your new lifestyle.