February 2, 2013 · 4:00 PM
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Today a growing number of people are adopting a vegan diet, and many nutritionists now believe that a well-planned vegan diet can be healthier, more nutritionally adequate, and may provide more health benefits in the prevention and treatment of many diseases - such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and cancer - than an omnivorous diet! Living a vegan lifestyle is also one of the best decisions you can make for the lives of animals and for the environment.
If you are relatively new to veganism or a bit rusty on your nutritional facts and details, or have some questions, come along and learn the basics that you need to know to to have the benefits of a healthy and balanced vegan diet!
This excellent seminar will cover the following topics:
- Vegan food groups and nutrient needs
- Mineral absorption on vegan diets
- Plant-based protein and the protein myth
- Essential fats: Good fats vs bad fats
- Vitamin B12
- Calcium, vitamin D and bone health
- Iron, zinc and other key nutrients
- Is soy safe to eat?
- Living foods and nutrient dense vegan foods to help you thrive!
There will also be some time to ask questions.
Time: Please arrive by 3.45pm for a 4pm start. The seminar goes for approx. 2 hours with a 15 min intermission. Tea, coffee and organic fruit will be served in the break.
Tickets: $30 pre-purchase online or $35 at the door. Includes refreshments in the break, and notes and recipe ideas to take home, as well as a $10 off voucher for a private nutrition consultation with Fiona!
Places strictly limited to 60. Click "RSVP" to purchase your ticket online now via Credit card or Paypal.
Sorry no refunds or rain checks.
About the Presenter
Fiona Halar is a qualified nutritionist,
passionate vegan and live foods enthusiast, whose aim is to inspire people to lead healthy and ecologically sustainable and compassionate lives.