Plant-based eating symposium
- Date: Wednesday 15 March 2017, 13:00 – 16:45
- Location: Engineering Building
- Cost: Free
A free afternoon symposium for all nutrition, dietetic, food science, behavioural science, psychology students & academic Staff.
Sponsored by an educational grant from the Alpro Foundation (www.alprofoundation.org), an unbiased scientific authority on plant-based nutrition.
Starting with a free sandwich lunch, served in the Foyer & Gallery areas of Conference Auditorium 1 at 1:00pm. The presentations start at 1:45 pm in Auditorium 1.
The Moment for plant-based eating is Now: both for our health and that of the planet.
1:45 pm: Chair’s Welcome and introduction to Alpro Foundation - Professor Janet Cade and Professor Louise Dye
2.00 pm: Plant-based eating: important role in food-based dietary guidelines – Mrs Ayelo Spiro (British Nutrition Foundation)
2.35 pm: Cardiovascular health benefits of plant-based eating – Professor Ian Rowland (Reading)
3.10 pm – 3.25 pm break
3.25 pm: Environmentally-friendly benefits of plant-based eating – Dr Christian Reynolds (Sheffield)
4.00 pm: How to motivate people to eat more plant-based: Nudging techniques – Dr Hannah Ensaff (Leeds)
4.35 pm: Concluding remarks