How To Become a Vegan, Vegetarian, or Flexitarian
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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.
4.2 (27 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,630 students enrolled
Created by Angela Poch
Last updated 9/2017
Current price: Free Original price: $20 Discount: 100% off
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • See the difference between Vegan, Vegetarian, and Flexitarian
  • To make Vegan or Vegetarian choices
  • Find delicious vegan recipes for free
  • Understand basic nutrition for vegans and vegetarians
  • Deal with difficulties encountered by vegans and vegetarians
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  • A desire to be more aware of their diet and lifestyle.

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. This is not a cooking course, it is about getting started and the philosophy of vegetarianism. We do offer a vegan cooking school in addition to this course.  

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!

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
Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
Introduction to Becoming Vegan or Vegetarian
3 Lectures 27:29

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.

Preview 05:43

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.

Preview 10:28

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

Preview 11:18
Steps to Becoming a Vegan, Vegetarian, or Flexitarian
8 Lectures 43:56

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 1

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 Lasting Change - Part 2

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.

How to Make a Lasting Change - Part 3

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

Steps Toward a Vegan Diet

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.

Diet Details

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.

Beyond Diet

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.
Issues & Answers

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.

Preview 01:06
Extras - including my own personal motivation for becoming a vegetarian.
2 Lectures 07:49
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Preview 05:34

My Personal Motivation for Vegetarianism
Preview 02:15
About the Instructor
Angela Poch
4.3 Average rating
135 Reviews
4,571 Students
8 Courses
Nutritionist, Life Coach & Director of

A graduate in Nutritional Counseling from the Total Health School of Nutrition in Calgary AB, Angela Poch is a certified Nutritionist and continues to research health on a regular basis to help others have better mental and physical health. She is currently working on her Bachelors of Science.  

Other credentials include: Certified Depression Recovery Program Director for over 10 years, Certificate in Lifestyle Matters programs, Member of Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine, Food Safe Certification, Life Coaching Diploma, REBT certificate, CBT certificate, worked in a restaurant as a cook for two years, has an Animal Science certificate, Member of the BC Conference Health Advisory Committee, Photography from NYIP, her Business Administration Certificate, and various other certificates on health and wellness. 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.