How To Start A Vegetarian 30-Day Challenge

eating healthy vegetarian foodMany people are interested in pursuing a vegetarian or vegan diet but they fear that they cannot commit to new eating habits on long-term basis. However, once people adopt vegetarian or vegan diet for a month it helps people to gain the knowledge needed to sustain this way of life.

Below are several steps that can be taken to start a thirty day challenge;

A) STEP 1 - Identify Your Purpose

Before beginning any vegetarian challenge, individuals must clarify their intention in order to know what they are aiming for when embracing new eating habits.

B) STEP 2 - Identify a Suitable Vegetarian Type

To be successful with a vegetarian experiment or challenge, individuals should identify the type of vegetarianism that is most suitable for them. Flexibility is the best thing about the vegetarian lifestyle as there are different types of vegetarians. A person can select a dietary program that is best for their health and nutritional needs for the thirty day period.

C) STEP 3 - Choose A Great Source For Recipes

In order to complete a vegetarian or vegan trial, a person must be willing to overcome their fear of a meat free diet. There are numerous delicious recipes that can be obtained through cookbooks , cooking shows, recipe apps and the Internet. Once individuals find a good source for vegetarian recipes they are better able to maintain healthy eating habits. Learning how to prepare healthy meals from organic foods can help people develop the willpower to maintain their 30-day vegetarian or vegan pledge.

D) STEP 4 - Choose Your Accountable Buddy

Having an accountable buddy (someone who is supportive) is good for a person who wants to take a 30 day challenge. This allows a person to share their lifestyle change triumphs and setbacks with a friend that cares and will hold them responsible to sustain their new eating habits. An accountable buddy can also help shop for and prepare healthy foods and provide support when needed.

E) STEP 5 – Document Your Experience

Taking the time to document new eating habits as well as the experience is important to understand how you feel about leading a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. By writing in a journal or making a video log, a person can see their personal progress on a vegetarian diet and see the pros and cons.

Sustaining a thirty day challenge or experiment is possible with the steps mentioned above. If you decide that being a vegetarian or vegan is what you want you should see your doctor or nutritionist for guidance.

To gain further information about vegetarianism you should read vegetarian ebooks or courses to avoid making common newbie mistakes and creating the right foundation to a healthy and happy vegetarian or vegan lifestyle.

It is important to get the knowledge and tools to start a successful vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. A great course that is designed for people who are ready to become vegetarians or vegans is called The Vegetarian's Beginner's Guide 30 Day Course. This course is the savvy vegetarian’s choice for the education and guidance to lead a lifestyle that is ethical, healthy and financially sustainable which can be achieved with this course


  • Leila says:
    December 15, 2012 at 2:31 AM

    Great article, after the holidays i will start my 30 day challenge in January!

  • Michelle says:
    December 15, 2012 at 3:06 AM

    I always wanted to experiment the vegan lifestyle thanks to these tips i can

  • Lucy says:
    December 15, 2012 at 3:10 AM

    During christmas i always put on 5-7 pounds after all the food. I can use this 30 day challenge to reach my goal to start a vegetarian diet.

  • Maryann says:
    December 24, 2012 at 6:23 PM

    Great info!

  • Gregg says:
    December 27, 2012 at 10:49 PM

    I have always been interested in becoming a vegan but did not know how. Thanks

  • Micheal says:
    December 27, 2012 at 10:50 PM

    I am going try out the veggie lifestyle early next month.

  • Dave says:
    December 28, 2012 at 12:34 AM

    I guess i could try and give up red meat for 30 days

  • Dorcas says:
    December 28, 2012 at 12:35 AM

    I need to find an accountable buddy for this experiment. I guess i will ask my husband

  • Anonymous says:
    December 28, 2012 at 12:51 AM

    Great topic learnt s omuch

  • Kelly says:
    December 28, 2012 at 12:56 AM

    2013 is the year for me to become a fully fledged vegetarian

  • Laura says:
    December 28, 2012 at 9:00 PM

    My new years resolution is to give up red meat !

  • Ben says:
    December 28, 2012 at 9:01 PM

    I wish i would have found this info a year ago. Thank you so much

  • Linda says:
    December 28, 2012 at 9:13 PM

    Has any one failed as a vegetarian?

  • may says:
    December 28, 2012 at 10:41 PM

    i am a vegetarian for 3 mths this article is very insightful

  • Leroy says:
    December 28, 2012 at 10:45 PM

    I want to see if being a vegetarian is good so will try this out next moth

  • David says:
    December 30, 2012 at 3:52 AM

    Being a vegetarian has a lot of health benefits

  • Steve says:
    December 30, 2012 at 3:53 AM

    i think people should go vegan

  • Miranda says:
    December 30, 2012 at 10:07 PM

    I always write in my diary about new experiences. Great tip!

  • Roy says:
    December 30, 2012 at 10:22 PM

    I want to lose weight in the next couple of weeks so i will do a vegan 30 day challenge.

  • Anonymous says:
    December 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM

    I want to make my family vegetarians, so i gave them this article to read.

  • Hannah says:
    January 2, 2013 at 1:01 AM

    Whoa it is new year. My first goal to achieve this year is to be a vegan.

  • Annabelle says:
    January 2, 2013 at 2:36 AM

    I really want a copy of that vegetarian lifestyle course. I am thinking of it getting to help me start a vegetarian diet

  • Tonye says:
    January 2, 2013 at 4:38 AM

    january the month of change for me

  • alicia says:
    January 7, 2013 at 2:49 AM

    just the motivation i needed to hear

  • Neil says:
    January 10, 2013 at 9:34 PM

    interesting something i could consider

  • Yemmy says:
    January 11, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    Going vegetarian can prevent heart disease

  • Craig says:
    January 11, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    I am so glad i read this article

  • Anonymous says:
    January 14, 2013 at 7:28 PM

    something new

  • Blelinda says:
    January 15, 2013 at 12:32 AM

    i like tip 1 identify your purpose, so true

  • Anonymous says:
    January 15, 2013 at 8:12 PM

    insightful info

  • Heavilyn says:
    January 19, 2013 at 8:41 PM

    I want to know if anyone has tried to go veg for 30 days and how was it?

  • Anonymous says:
    January 23, 2013 at 1:03 AM

    finally some good info

  • Anonymous says:
    January 28, 2013 at 11:12 PM

    Can anyone tell me why they decided to go vegan in the first place?

  • Dorothy Flack says:
    March 5, 2013 at 3:06 AM

    Jut make sure that all the nutrients your body needs will be able to sustain fairly. The protein requirement especially, cause that's what we usually are getting from lean and red meats.

  • Angela Park says:
    March 14, 2013 at 7:56 PM

    I think this will help me keeping my body in shape. I always want to try eating all veggie diet cause I heard it'll make you look young and physically healthy at the same time.

  • Sam Jones says:
    April 4, 2013 at 12:12 AM

    Yeah i agree that i want to eat healthy too!

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