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Plant-Based 101

Want to Transition to a Plant-Based Diet? Here’s How!

Even if you’re ready and eager to begin incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet, it’s important not to jump in blindly — implementing these strategies will make a smooth transition.

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More and more people are switching to a plant-based diet thanks to its proven health and environmental benefits. In the U.S., more than a third of consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods.

Studies also suggest that plant-based eating is associated with sustainable weight management, reduced risk of mortality, and lower risk of heart disease. In addition, it’s also linked to the lowered risk of certain cancers.

People often ask if it’s healthy for kids to be raised vegan. Well, the American Dietetic Association states that a well-planned vegan, vegetarian and plant-based diet is appropriate for all stages of life, including for kids!

In our course, Easy Vegan Meals for the Whole Family, you will learn strategies for slowly transitioning to a new way of eating. From finding substitutes you love to making nutritious and satisfying vegan meals, Registered Dietician Lauren McNeill will help you succeed on a plant-based diet, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or simply want to incorporate more plant-based foods into your everyday eating pattern.

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