I became a vegetarian a little over a week ago and I can't stand the gas.

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-25-2003
I became a vegetarian a little over a week ago and I can't stand the gas.
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Mon, 10-25-2010 - 3:04pm

I have been eating a lot of vegetables. Veggie subs loaded with vegetables. I made meatless chili and even made celery root soup from a recipe I got from the Oprah show. I take fruits to work for snacks and every morning I eat steel cut oatmeal with silk soy milk and some almonds every morning. I drink tea instead of coffee, but this gas has got to go. It may be the thing that drives me back to my old ways. How can I get rid of it?

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-21-2006

Hi, and welcome to the board! Congratulations on choosing a vegetarian diet - I hope you will be able to hang in there and not give up. I firmly believe that a vegetarian diet is better than eating animals, and that a vegan diet is even healthier than a vegetarian one. (But these are just my personal beliefs). Anyway, I have been

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-25-2003

Thanks, I'll have to check out the websites. I'm doing fine on the vegetarian way of eating, but I still have to get

use to it. I went to Taco Bell and almost

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-21-2006

I hope you continue to do well on your vegetarian diet! Sometimes, like you said, it just takes getting used to doing (in this case, eating) something different.

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-14-2001

I really think this will go away and is just your digestive system adjusting to the plant foods.

Meat and dairy has zero fiber, plant foods are full of it.

Soliel