Thanks for joining this team - I hope you'll find lots of advice and support here. I was an on again, off again vegetarian for years, with each round having its own reasons. I went veg once because I fell in love with a vegetarian, and once because I was too broke to afford meat. None of them lasted because I didn't bother to educate myself on nutrition. I've been a committed vegetarian now for 4 years. I do feel healthier as a vegetarian, I feel like I have a lot more energy. I take a B12 supplement and a daily multivitamin but I don't rely on them. I eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and non-wheat whole grains. I have a toddler who is vegan, and my husband has been vegan for 15 years.
For a starting point I would get reading. Some excellent books I can recommend are:
Get It Ripe by Jae Steele
Your Vegetarian Pregnancy by Holly Roberts
Becoming Vegetarian by Vesanto Melina et al.
The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook by Diana Shaw
Most importantly, you'll need support because the anti-veg forces out there are strong. A lot of people don't like being reminded that their diet causes pain and suffering and environmental destruction. Hopefully your husband is on board, but if not, he can always cook his own steak. The team is here for you :)
Keep asking questions.
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