Wednesday 2nd June 2021 at 7pm BST

Bowel Cancer, Diet and the Gut Microbiome

with Dr Alan Desmond, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Author of “The Plant-Based Diet Revolution”

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)

Why should I join this webinar?

  • Describe the healthcare burden of colorectal cancer in high income countries including the US and the UK
  • Understand the roles that common dietary components play in influencing the risk of developing colorectal cancer
  • Gain the ability to give their patients, and clients, clear evidence-based diet and lifestyle advice to help reduce their personal risk
Webinar: Dr Alan Desmond - Bowel Cancer and Gut Health

About the speaker

Dr Alan Desmond is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust. He has made evidence-based dietary advice an essential part of his practice as a doctor specialising in gut health problems. He is an Ambassador for Plant-Based Health Professionals UK and the best-selling author of “The Plant Based Diet Revolution” released in January 2021 – buy it here

Certified in both Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine, Dr Alan completed his specialist training in Ireland and Oxford. He has a specialist interest in the role of diet in the prevention and treatment of Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. A member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, he has published several influential research papers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and is a dedicated advocate for the gut health benefits, and overall health benefits, of a whole-food plant-based approach to nutrition.

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This webinar lasts one hour including a Live Q&A. Questions may be submitted to

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