You've decided to avoid animal products and jump into plant-based eating but you're wondering what your three meals a day and snacks are going to look like. How will you order at restaurants? What do you need to stock up on at home?
As a cardiologist, I've discussed this process with thousands of patients because no-added-oil vegan diets (such as the Ornish and Esselstyn diets) have been shown to reverse heart artery disease and prevent heart attacks. I routinely use one or all of the following resources to guide my patients through this transition.
1. Check out free starter guides.
Here are some organizations with some great free resources to help you get started on a plant-based diet: