Friday 1st May 2020 

Tackling Obesity with Plants

with Dr Leila Dehghan, MD, MSc (Nutr), AfN

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?

  • Learn how to define and measure obesity in the community
  • Understand the epidemiology
  • Brief overview of the health risks associated with obesity and overweight
  • Understand the principles of caloric density
  • How to manage obesity based on the principles of caloric density
  • Live Q&A with Dr Leila
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About the speaker

Dr Leila Dehghan is a doctor turned plant-based nutritionist and personal trainer. She received her medical degree from the University of Vienna and worked as a doctor in the UK before quitting because of her severe migraines. Her personal experience overcoming health challenges through diet shifted her professional interests to focusing on the power of nutrition. After earning eCornell’s Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate and transitioning to a whole food plant-based diet herself, she pursued a Master’s degree in Clinical and Public Health Nutrition from the University College of London. As a Registered Associate Nutritionist with a deep understanding of the relationship between diet and health, Dr. Dehghan helps others optimise their well-being, manage their weight, and prevent or recover from lifestyle diseases.

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

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