Being vegan has never been easier, with plant-based alternatives now widely available in all shops and eateries. However, some people are still unsure about how to eat a vegan diet which is healthy; with a little knowledge and understanding, you will see how easy it is.
Julie Stewart (NT Dip; MAPharmT) is a registered nutritionist with decades of experience in the health sector. She works with private clients and the NHS.
What Do Health Organisations Say?
“[W]ell-planned vegan diets can support healthy living in people of all ages.” – British Dietetic Association.
“[A]ppropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. These diets are appropriate for all stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, older adulthood, and for athletes. ” – Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsDownload a FREE Vegan Nutrition poster
Plant Based Health Professionals UK: www.plantbasedhealthprofessionals.com
Nutrition Facts: www.nutritionfacts.org
The Vegan RD: www.theveganrd.com
The Vegan Society: www.vegansociety.com/resources/nutrition-and-health
The NHS Eat Well advice for vegan diets: www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-vegan-diet
Vegan Health, evidence-based vegan nutritional advice: www.veganhealth.org