How To Become a Vegan, Vegetarian, or Flexitarian

Get the tools you need for a lifestyle change that will bring you health and a clear conscience.
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Instructed by Angela Poch, NC Lifestyle / Other
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2010 English

Course Description

After taking this course you will be able to make an informed choice as to whether you want to be vegan, semi-vegetarian or something in between and give you the tools to produce that change in your life. You will be able to share with others the benefits for going vegan, vegetarian, or at least semi-vegetarian. With resources for nutrition and recipes you will be able to create delicious meals and understand the basics for menu planning.

Learn the basics of how to become a vegan/vegetarian and find out why it's such a great change to make for yourself and the world around you. Taking the plunge is easy because we will give you tools for change starting with how to meet challenges of making changes.

You will learn how to find delicious recipes for FREE and get a basic understanding of the nutritional components needed for health and what are the common issues with a vegan diet.

So sign up or watch the FREE preview for more!

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to be more aware of their diet and lifestyle.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • See the difference between Vegan, Vegetarian, and Flexitarian
  • To make Vegan or Vegetarian choices
  • Cook some delicious vegetarian meals
  • Understand basic nutrition for vegans and vegetarians
  • Deal with difficulties encountered by vegans and vegetarians

Who is the target audience?

  • Those who are thinking of becoming vegan
  • Those who are thinking of becoming vegetarian
  • Those who care about their health
  • Those who care about the envirnoment
  • Those who care about animal welfare

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Becoming Vegan or Vegetarian

In this short but informative course we will cover all the steps you will need to become a vegan or a vegetarian. From why this is a positive change to dealing with issues that can arise. And of course we will cover some of the diet and nutritional concerns plus where to find great recipes for FREE.


In this lesson, which is two parts, you will learn the benefits of becoming a vegan or vegetarian and search your own life for WHY you are making this change. We will also see how important social support is and prepare for the bumps along the way. And you will discover the secret to long lasting change.


A continuation of the benefits and reasons to become a vegan, vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, flexitarian, or at least consider your lifestyle and diet choices.

Section 2: Steps to Becoming a Vegan, Vegetarian, or Flexitarian

How to become a vegan, vegetarian, or flexitarian part 1 - how to have lasting change your life starting with your thoughts and how to stay motivated in your new decision.


How to make a lasting change part 2. Diving into the nitty gritty of how to make a lasting change in your life. How far do you want to go? What are the differences between vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian. In this lesson you will learn how to go cold turkey vs step by step, plus dig deeper into the various forms of vegetarianism


How to make a change with your money and your time. Learn how your money talks and why you should get involved in humanitarian projects.


Get the 8 steps for making your diet not only vegan or vegetarian, but also healthy.


In this lesson we will cover the basic nutritional needs and how to get them as a vegan or vegetarian. Follow practical steps for creating menus and finding delicious FREE recipes online! AND don't forget to download the resources like the food list, menu planner, and cookbook.


There is more to being a vegan or flexitarian than just diet. Learn more here about lifestyle choices for a happier and more humane world. Don't forget to download the extra materials.

Dealing with friends and family in a productive way will enable you to make lasting changes in your lifestyle. Learn how to avoid the New Year's resolution blunders often made by those who make a change in their lives.

Last few tips and reminders to help you make becoming a vegan or vegetarian last and easy on your friends and family and make sure you get the resources you need to follow through.

Section 3: Extras - including my own personal motivation for becoming a vegetarian.
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My Personal Motivation for Vegetarianism

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Instructor Biography

Angela Poch, NC, Director of Higher Path Print & Production and VVCS

A graduate in Nutritional Counseling from the Total Health School of Nutrition in Calgary AB, Angela Poch is a Nutritionist and continues to research health on a regular basis to help others have better mental and physical health.  Other credentials include: Certified Depression Recovery Program Director for over 10 years, Certificate in Lifestyle Matters programs, ASI member, Member of Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine, Food Safe Certification, worked in a restaurant as a cook for two years, has an Animal Science certificate, Photography from NYIP, and has her Business Administration Certificate. Angela has been on both sides of the filming and TV industry in several professional cooking and children's shows and is comfortable both behind and in front of the camera.

With over 35 years cooking experience, Angela Poch has researched healthful living for her family and friends, leading her to become first a vegetarian, strict vegetarian, then vegan (for approx 10 years), and is now a 'flexitarian" (2010 to current) where she liens heavily toward vegan but understands there are diet and other needs that can require animal products.  A flexitarian is also a proud supporter of any farm or ranch that does it’s best to raise humane and healthy animals.

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