VegfestUK Presented by Billericay resident Karin Ridgers have arranged for Health Talks organised by Dr Shireen Kassam Founder and Director of Plant-based health professionals UK (pbhp.uk).
With the help of her team, she has put together a programme that covers a variety of topics relevant to veganism and health.
The speakers are a mix of doctors, dietitians, scientists and even a vet.
The topics will cover the basics of a healthy vegan diet and how to ensure it is nutritionally complete. Why a plant-based diet is optimal for both physical and mental well-being.
How to navigate the healthcare system as a vegan, including choosing medications free of animal products. What research is being done in the UK to remove the use animals in medical research.
You will also learn about plant-based diets for cats and dogs. You will be able to meet the plant-based health professionals UK team and there will be plenty of time for questions.
The 10th anniversary of VegfestUK Brighton will be returning to the Brighton Centre for the 5th year running on March 23-24 2019.
The health talks will run alongside a number of other interesting features, including
• around 230 stalls,
• 18 caterers,
• talks on other subjects to be announced shortly
• cookery demos
• an art exhibition
• other entertainment
Tickets are on sale from at www.brighton.vegfest.co.uk
Advance tickets are priced at £8 (adults) / £5 (concessions) for 1 day, and £13.20 (adults) / £8 (concessions) for the whole weekend. Tickets on the gate cost £10 (adults) / £5 (concessions). Kids under 16 get FREE entry as long as they are accompanied by adults.
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We have two pairs of weekend tickets to give away, simply send your name and contact details, along with subject header ‘vegFestUK’ by email to: [email protected] or by post to the usual Enquirer address. Closing date 15 March 2019.