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A look back at 2020 for Plant-based Health Professionals UK

A look back at 2020 for Plant-based Health Professionals UK

A look back at 2020 for Plant-based Health Professionals UKIt’s been a difficult year for us all. At PBHP UK we have had to adapt our working accordingly. Despite this we have had an exciting and productive year. These are the highlights. PLANT POWERED EXPO — FEBRUARY...

To Baobab or Not?

To Baobab or Not?

TO BAOBAB OR NOT? Baobab and Gut Health: Can we learn from the last remaining Hunter-Gatherers? By Dr Sunni PatelBaobab you say. I am sure you have heard of one of the African Tribe ‘superfoods’ to grace our culinary shelves? If you haven’t, do not fear, as this...

Iodine for babies and children: how much do they need?

Iodine for babies and children: how much do they need?

Iodine for babies and children: how much do they need? by Dr Miriam Martinez-BiargeIodine is a vital nutrient at all ages. Our thyroid gland takes iodine from the blood, combines it with the amino acid tyrosine and makes thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4) and...

Nutritional aspects during the fourth trimester of pregnancy

Nutritional aspects during the fourth trimester of pregnancy

Nutritional aspects during the fourth trimester of pregnancy Breaking the Taboo by Rachel Huban. Plant-based Nutritional TherapistThe fourth trimester is the 12 weeks after birth and nutritional insufficiencies can lead to exhaustion. The first 40 days after birth are...

Gut microbiome, immune system and COVID-19

Gut microbiome, immune system and COVID-19

Gut microbiome, immune system and COVID-19 By Despina Marselou Dietitian specialized in autoimmune diseases and chronic inflammation www.feedyourimmunity.comDespite the fact that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is known to attack our respiratory system,...

Is dairy necessary for good health?

Is dairy necessary for good health?

Is dairy necessary for good health?The scientific answer to this common nutrition question is simply no. Even the mainstream medical community is communicating this fact in top medical journals. The predominant reason we continue to believe dairy is necessary is due...

Fish and omega-3 fatty acids; the bottom line

Fish and omega-3 fatty acids; the bottom line

Fish and omega-3 fatty acids; the bottom lineThe role of fish in the diet continues to be a topic of scientific study and debate. So, do humans need to eat fish for health? Do I need to eat fish to be healthy? A 100% plant-based or vegan diet is one of the healthiest...

Are vegan diets deficient in choline?

Are vegan diets deficient in choline?

Are vegan diets deficient in choline? In the Summer of 2019, a rather controversial opinion piece about the lower choline content of plant-based diets was published in the journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health. The article suggested that there is a looming...

Oil or no oil; a viewpoint

Oil or no oil; a viewpoint

Oil or no oil; a viewpointThe whole food plant-based (WFPB) diet community are divided on the topic of added oils in the diet. Just to be clear, we are talking about extracted plant oils and not healthy fats found in whole plant foods. What should also be remembered...

How Can People Over 70 Stay Healthy During Self-Isolation?

How Can People Over 70 Stay Healthy During Self-Isolation?

How Can People Over 70 Stay Healthy During Self-Isolation? Dr Gemma NewmanWe are certainly going through challenging times that were hard to predict. Due to the spread of the virus SARS-Cov-2, which causes the infection Covid-19, we are now, at the time of writing, in...

Eat like a champion!

Eat like a champion!

Eat like a champion! by Shaun Conaghan Email: shaunconaghan@gmail.comInstagram @TheActiveNutritionTeacherAs a teacher, I am both concerned and motivated by the statistic that 60% of Irish people are overweight or obese. This is alarming especially as our chronic...

Ultra-processed plant-based foods

Ultra-processed plant-based foods

Ultra-processed plant-based foods by Dr Shireen KassamI am probably preaching to the converted, but it is always good to be armed with the evidence. The demand and growth in the plant-based foods market has led to the inevitable abundance of plant-based alternatives...

Does diet impact the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Does diet impact the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Does diet impact the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?Authors: Marta Lewandowska, Dagfinn Aune, Doug Bristor, Shireen Kassam. Published in www.ijdrp.org VOL. 1, NO. 1. 2019 Introduction Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is the eleventh commonest cancer globally and the sixth and...

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High cholesterol: The foods that 'trap cholesterol particles' to lower levels

How to tell if food is off by sight and smell

Mail On Sunday | March 10, 2022

Green Bee vegans in the gym

Vegans in the Gym

The Green Bee | February 1, 2022

It took a car crash to turn my health around

It took a car crash to turn my health around

The Telegraph | January 3, 2022

Dairy increases risk of prostate cancer

Is a vegan diet healthy?

Vegan Food & Living | November 25, 2021

Dairy increases risk of prostate cancer

Best vegan protein powder

Msnbctv | November 19, 2021

Dairy increases risk of prostate cancer

What are the benefits of a whole food plant based diet?

Vegan Food & Living | November 12, 2021

How to support a child who wants to be vegan

How to support a child who wants to go vegan

The Independent | September 24, 2021

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About Plant Based Health Professionals

Plant Powered Planet | May, 2021

One in 10 Young British Men Would Rather Go To Jail Than Stop Eating Meat

How to transition from a vegetarian to a vegan diet

Vegan Food & Living  | May 14, 2021

International Women's Day 2021: Pass it Forward

Just Entrepreneurs | Mar 8, 2021

Food for thought with Rohini Bajekal

asian-voice.com | Dec 29, 2020

The gut health pitfalls to avoid on a vegan diet

by Dr Alan Desmond | Mar 6, 2019