Thursday 5 January 2023 at 7pm GMT
Plant-Based Diets Over a Lifetime: A Talk & Panel Discussion
with Rohini Bajekal, Dr Shireen Kassam, Sam Gould RD and Jane Thurnell-Read
Join us for a special talk and panel in celebration of Veganuary and plant-based diets throughout the lifespan.
This hour-long webinar will kick off with a 20 minute presentation on “Nutrients of Focus on a Plant-Based Diet” by Rohini Bajekal, Nutritionist & Communications Lead at Plant-Based Health Professionals UK.
This will be followed by a panel discussion on “Plant-Based Diets Over a Lifetime” with an audience Q&A with PBHP UK members Sam Gould RD (NHS Paediatric Dietitian) and Jane Thurnell-Read (Author and Veganuary Trustee). The panel will be moderated by Dr Shireen Kassam, Founder and Director of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK.
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About our speakers
Rohini Bajekal is a nutritionist (MSc Nutrition and Food Sciences) and board-certified Lifestyle Medicine professional. She leads communications at Plant-Based Health Professionals UK.
Dr Shireen Kassam is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College Hospital with a specialist interest in the treatment of lymphoma. She is also a Visiting-Professor at University of Winchester, Hampshire, where she has developed and facilitates the UK’s first University-based course on plant-based nutrition. Shireen founded Plant-Based Health Professionals UK in 2018, a non-profit, membership organisation whose mission is to provide evidence-based education on whole food plant-based nutrition.
Sam is a registered paediatric dietitian working at a regional specialist children’s hospital in the UK. She has been vegan for 15 years and is also raising her daughter on a fully plant-based diet. Sam has given talks on the subject of plant based diets for kids for the British Dietetic Association and PBHP UK.
Jane Thurnell-Read is in her seventies. She was vegetarian for over 40 years before becoming vegan 7 years ago. She is a best-selling author and Veganuary Trustee.
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This webinar lasts one hour.