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Category: Nutritional Advice

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

Nutrition advice

It may seem daunting when excluding meat, fish and dairy from your catering, but there’s no need to panic. It’s not only possible, but easy to meet the nutritional needs of your older vegan and vegetarian residents. There are now an estimated 7,000 vegans and vegetarians in residential ...

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Posted by Ollie on 16/02/21 in Nutritional Advice

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New British Dietetic Association endorsed resources help those catering for veg*ns

In time for Vegetarian Month, Vegetarian for Life has launched new online training to help those who cater for vegan and vegetarian service users. The British Dietetic Association (BDA) accredited course features five dedicated modules sharing best practice, and tips on catering for plant-based res...

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Posted by Amanda on 10/09/20 in Nutritional Advice and VfL News and Events

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Vegetarians: more or less likely to get cardiovascular disease?

Written by V for Life volunteer Paul Appleby, who is a Health & Wellbeing expert and part of the Vegan Society Research Advisory Committee A major study of cardiovascular disease risk in vegetarians, published in the British Medical Journal in September 2019, elicited considerable media in...

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Posted by Guest on 10/10/19 in Articles and Life After Retirement and Nutritional Advice and Questions Answered

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