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11. Expect that your digestive system may take a little while to get straightened out.

13 Expect that your digestive system may take a little while to get straightened out.

Okay, yeah, this is not always the most comfortable conversation to have, but over the years, I’ve heard from people complain of, um, gastric distress after going vegan. Consuming more fiber and legumes can make your plumbing a little more gurgly than you’re used to or even make you feel backed up and bloated for a while. Give your system a chance to work out the kinks as it adjusts. This will not last forever and ultimately plant foods offer great support for healthy digestion. Many people have never been regular and even though it can be weird to experience something new within your body, a whole foods diet could be very good for your digestive system. These two articles should be helpful for those with digestive difficulties and this may help you learn how to improve your digestion of beans. Most of all, be patient, stay calm, eat prebiotics, take probiotics, drink lots of water and develop a sense of humor about it. Gurgle, gurgle, flush.

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3. Find community
4. Don't overload on disturbing videos and content
5. Develop your vegan voice and assertiveness
6. Stay strong against social pressure and gain resilience as a vegan
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8. Technology helps you over hurdles
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12. Don't let yourself get famished
13. Expect that your digestive system might take a little while to get straightened out
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17. Bring joy to your vegan practice

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