Thursday 11 November 2021 at 7pm GMT

Plant-Based Sports Nutrition

with Leila Dehghan, MD, MSc, ANutr

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)

The webinar will focus on dietary recommendations for athletes following a plant-based/vegan diet and how they can improve their diet to boost athletic performance.

Why should I join this webinar?

  • Develop an understanding of the 3 energy systems during various types of physical activity
  • Gaining knowledge of the dietary guidelines for different types of athletes
  • Micronutrients of concern for the plant-based athlete
Plant based sports nutrition

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About the speaker

Leila Dehghan, MD, MSc, ANutr, is a doctor turned nutritionist. She received her medical degree from the University of Vienna and completed her internship in the UK. Her personal experiences of overcoming health challenges through diet, shifted her professional interests to focus on the pow-er of nutrition. After transitioning to a whole food, plant-based diet, she earned a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate at eCornell and obtained a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition from the University College of London. As a registered associate nutritionist and a personal trainer, Dr. Dehghan takes a holistic approach to understand her clients’ needs and helps them optimise their well-being and prevent or recover from lifestyle diseases. As a martial artist she takes a special interest in sports nutrition.

You can get in touch via her Facebook page Dr Leila D.- Plant-Powered Qi Nutrition, or follow her on Instagram @plantpowered_qi_nutrition or

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

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