VfL Blog

Category: Nutritional Advice

Tips and advice about eating a nutritious vegetarian or vegan diet.

Swallowing Awareness Day

Amanda Woodvine, Chief Executive of Vegetarian for Life said: “We are proud to support Swallowing Awareness Day. Around seven in ten people in care homes will experience difficulty swallowing at some point. “Two of the main effects of swallowing difficulties, or dysphagia as it’s...

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Posted by Katie on 13/03/19 in Nutritional Advice

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Nutrition and Hydration Week

To celebrate Nutrition and Hydration Week, V for Life Chief Executive, Amanda Woodvine, has given her top tips on the best nutrient-rich food and drinks for older vegans and vegetarians. Amanda said: “Nutrition and Hydration Week is a great way of ensuring and reminding people about the...

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Posted by Katie on 07/03/19 in Nutritional Advice

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The long-term health of vegetarians and vegans

Extensive research into the nutritional adequacy of vegetarian diets has shown that a well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can supply all of the nutrients required for good health. But less is known about the long-term health of vegetarians and vegans. In a recent review paper published in...

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Posted by Guest on 25/02/16 in Nutritional Advice

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