Thinking about your nutrition is a good thing. However, media scaremongering and subsequent public misconception cause people to worry about going vegan more than is ever necessary.

The information in this section is designed to take that worry away. Depending on what your diet has been up until this point, some information will appeal more or less. However, everything will be relevant and it is likely you will be better informed about your body, and what it needs to function, than ever before. This is something to be excited by, not scared of. Welcome to the world of health, vitality and fun!

The British Dietetic Association confirms: ‘well-planned vegan diets can support healthy living in people of all ages’ – and this is exactly what we’re going to help you do! Eat a variety of foods, not only to guarantee that your nutritional needs are being met but to really make the most of being vegan. We hear from new and transitioning vegans every day, telling us how much enjoyment they derive from experimenting with food, discovering new ingredients and introducing these meals to their family and friends. You’ll soon discover how easy it is to incorporate essential nutrients into your daily routine and how little of a task this seems. Our top tip is this:

Read and learn, be aware, but don’t turn your life into a chore. That’s not what being vegan is about. With a few changes, an increase in knowledge and a whole lot of great food you’ll find that you’re hitting your Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) without even trying! And if you are ever worried for a second, simply add a comment below and we will help you out.

So let’s move onto a few areas of special interest…