Wednesday 27th January 2021 at 7pm GMT

Bone Health and Vegans – Findings from the EPIC-Oxford Study

with Professor Tim Key

Hosted by Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist & Board Member of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK
(CPD Accredited with 1 CPD Hour from the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine and CME accredited for the LM MOC)

Why should I join this webinar?

Participants will learn of research in the UK on the bone health of vegans, including information on relevant nutrient intakes, nutritional status, bone density and risk of fractures. This will inform advice on ensuring adequate nutrient intakes, and the need for further research.

  • Understand dietary intake and nutritional status in vegans and nutrients of particular importance for bone health
  • Learn about the risk of fractures in vegans
  • Recognise the relevance of nutrient intakes and nutritional status, as well as possible confounding factors, to fracture risk in vegans

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About Professor Tim Key

Tim Key trained in veterinary medicine, nutrition and epidemiology, and has worked as a cancer epidemiologist at the University of Oxford since 1985. His main interests are the roles of diet and hormones in the aetiology of cancer, particularly cancers of the breast, prostate and colon, and the health status of vegetarians and vegans. He currently works mostly on the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC), as the principal investigator of the Oxford cohort of 60,000 subjects, including 30,000 people who don’t eat meat. He also co-ordinates the international Endogenous Hormones and Breast Cancer Collaborative Group.

Read Dr Shireen Kassam’s article on this topic here.

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This webinar lasts one hour including a Live Q&A.

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