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    Aug 26, 2019

    24 Charts That Show How Easy It Is To Go Vegan

    For anyone that's looking for some easy tips on how to go fully plant-based.

    Are you thinking about trying out a vegan diet?

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    Awesome! There are a lot of reasons to give it a go.

    You might feel overwhelmed at the idea, but there's good news: transitioning to a plant-based, all-vegan diet sounds a lot harder than it actually is.

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    To help combat the fears of any vegan-to-be, I rounded up some easy charts from accounts I follow on Instagram to help guide you on your plant-based journey.

    Follow them all for more inspiration!

    1. First of all, there's so much food to choose from.

    2. Second, read up on your vegan sources of protein. Once you have an idea of how much protein there is in each, you'll soon learn how much you need to feel full.

    3. Familiarize yourself with this beautiful hand-drawn chart of the 2019 "Dirty Dozen" by Brenna Quinlan — aka the fruits and vegetables with the most pesticides in them.

    4. And while you're at it, you should also know about the Clean Fifteen, aka fresh produce with the least amount of pesticides on them.

    5. If you ever wondered how to replace eggs in a recipe, it's actually incredibly easy. Here's a start:

    6. There are so many milk alternatives these days, it's easy to find one you like. This cartoon from Red And Howling shows the wide array:

    7. Not sure how to get started with tofu? I was the same way. Here's a simple guide to buying it in the store:

    8. And if you aren't sure how to cook it, here's a great chart to help guide you:

    9. Don't sleep on tempeh and seitan, either.

    10. If you're always thinking about what your next snack will be (same), here are some ideas for you:

    11. Stressed about getting enough iron? Don't be.

    12. Calcium? Don't be.

    13. Magnesium? Don't be.

    14. And, yep, same with Omega-3's:

    15. Sugars, unfortunately, are not created equal in a vegan diet. Most conventional sugar is actually not vegan.

    16. We could all stand to drink a little more water... but if that's not your thing, you can "eat" your water to stay hydrated, too:

    17. A very easy staple for you to have on-hand is a buddha bowl, which is an easy meal to customize.

    18. Another trick to eating vegan is that not all calories are equal, especially when consuming so many plants.

    19. And here's another graphic that highlights other fruits and veggies rich in vitamins, too:

    20. You could eat foods based on plants that look like the body part you ideally would like to nurture:

    21. Looking for a quick guide to carbon emissions and your food? Simple Happy Kitchen spells it out for you... with illustrated fart clouds:

    22. This chart has some great inspiration for quick-to-prepare meals:

    23. Take it easy and go at a pace that works for you, as The Shredded Vegan notes:

    24. And — once more for the people in the back — you'll be eating plenty of protein in a vegan diet, so don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

    Now you're much more prepared to live that ~plant-based lifestyle~. Go on with your bad self!

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