Wednesday 8 December 2021 at 7pm GMT

Plant-Based Nutrition for Older Adults

with Beth Rougier, Registered Dietitian, V for Life

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)

This webinar will focus on how to optimise a plant-based diet for older aged adults. It will include key takeaways as well as resources for managing undernutrition and information on specialised diets e.g. finger food.

What will I learn from this webinar?

  • Identify the nutritional recommendations for older adults
  • Describe how a plant-based diet may need to be adapted for older adults
  • Understand how to increase the energy and protein content of a plant-based diet

About the speaker

Beth has been a registered dietitian for 14 years and is currently working for the NHS with outpatients at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Beth has been vegan since 2008 and also works as a freelance dietitian specialising in plant-based diets. Her clients include Vegetarian for Life, a UK charity working on behalf of older vegetarians and vegans. In 2018 she reviewed and updated their ‘Nutrition for older vegetarians and vegans’ guide which has been endorsed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA). She has also helped produce the BDA’s ‘Vegetarian, vegan and plant-based diet: Food Fact Sheet’. Beth is a committee member of the BDA’s Sustainable Diets specialist group and also has a Masters in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Download the free V for Life factsheet here.

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

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