I am aware that going vegan can seem like a hugely daunting process, especially with the amount of information out there. It can be hard to keep up. So in an attempt to help make this entire process a bit less daunting for you all, I have a list of the most helpful resources for you that can help provide you with more information. If you guys have any questions too, I am always happy to help as best as I can!
Earthlings – I will warn you, it has VERY graphic images of animal abuse and slaughter, so be prepared for a very jarring experience. However, it is this film alone that has been the main catalyst for many people to go vegan. It is hard to watch, but this is the reality of the world in which we live in and to shy away from it is to remain ignorant.
Cowspiracy – Netflix – looks at the impact of animal agriculture and the lack of conversation around this from the largest environmental charities.
What the Health – Netflix – Focuses on the health impacts of a vegan diet in treating (and reversing) chronic diseases.
The Game Changers – Netflix – Looks at how athletes and fitness professions get their macros on a vegan diet.
Food Inc – Amazon Prime – Looks at the food industry and the supply chain, showing each step of the process and how big corporations attempt to monopolise this.
Animal Liberation by Peter Singer – He is sometimes deemed the Granddaddy of Animal Rights, so check this out for an overall summary of the main issues surrounding animal rights and animal liberation.
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism by Mark Hawthorne
Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction by John Yunker
V is for Vegan by Ruby Roth – A great way to introduce veganism to children
Veganuary – Lots of vegan recipes and restaurant guides
PETA UK – Regardless of how you may feel about PETA as an organisation, they have some useful resources regarding meal plans, shopping guides and activism opportunities should you wish to get involved.
NHS website – A breif summary of the health aspects of a vegan diet. If you do have any concerns or worries, then always consult your doctor or health care practitioner.
Happy Cow– a guide to vegan restaurants. Also comes as an app that you can get on your phone that will show you directions to each restaurant