There is enough info there to get you started (and then some).
I also found the book "Becoming Vegetarian" by Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina incredibly helpful.
The main things to watch out for are any kind of animal flesh, including all birds, fish and crustaceans. Also watch out for broth in soups being made from animal flesh. Gelatine and Rennet are also animal products that sneak into foods.
Good luck. The more research you do, the easier you will find it.
Depends what type of vegetarian you want to become. The most common is Lacto-Ovo where you cannot eat any meat, poultry or fish but can eat eggs + dairy products (aswell as the obvious vegetables). Watch out for gelatine, E120 and other such things. You may want to avoid food and drink that use animal by-products in their creation. Some beers are not strictly veggie.
On the whole, internet research is important in learning about what you can and cant do. But it really comes down to how strict you want to be. Try to get used to looking at the ingredients of food at least once before eating them and remember to watch your diet and stay healthy
Also, I think you will find it is fun to experiment - and you will discover what you are willing to give up and where you draw the line. When I was a new vegan, I read vegetarian times (and still do!) for great monthly tips. Make sure you get your vitamins - There is a great multi out there called Vegan One a Day...
i do not think there is any reason to get snide with the OP.
vegetarians [which includes vegans and original meant 'vegan' before being watered down] do not eat any lard, gelatin, meat/poultry/fish broths or sauces, the actual flesh, rennet, or bugs [carmine].
vegans or strict vegetarians which comprise about 50% of all true vegetarians, do not eat any dairy, eggs, or other animal byproducts in addition to the above. a vegan avoids products tested on animals and wool, silk, and leather.
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