The Vegetarian Society has a variety of information booklets to help you find out more about different aspects of vegetarianism. You can order any of these by either filling in the order form or calling us directly on 0161 925 2000. Many of our materials are also available to download.
All our materials are free within the UK. However, as a small charity, any donations would be much appreciated.
The essential guide to going, being and staying vegetarian covers everything an aspiring veggie needs to know, including what a vegetarian is, how to take the first steps, nutrition and even doing the big shop as a veggie.
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Going veggie...for the taste
A recipe booklet packed with mouth-watering, nutritionally balanced recipes. These recipes are, colourful, varied and perfect for all year round.
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Going veggie...for the animals
Many people stop eating meat because of concerns over the way animals are killed for food and this leaflet highlights the extent of animal slaughter in the UK. Going veggie...for the animals looks at all kinds of farmed animals, their lifespan and conditions they live in before being slaughtered.
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Going veggie...for the environment
An introduction to why going vegetarian for the environment is a positive choice
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Going veggie...for health and wellbeing
A balanced vegetarian diet is healthy and nutritious and this leaflet shows why.
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Vegetarian pregnancy, vegetarian babies
Booklet on pregnancy and infant diet
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Veggie guide for teens and parents
Booklet packed full of information, ideas and advice for the whole family.
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Young veggie guide
A guide aimed at young people, aged 12 and under, who are vegetarian or thinking of going vegetarian. Full of information, advice, facts and recipes
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Healthy eating for vegetarians
A simple leaflet covering basic vegetarian nutrition
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Why it's green to go vegetarian
Fully referenced information booklet on why a vegetarian diet is good for the environment
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A week-long meal plan full of delicious recipes and healthy eating tips.