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talks - nutrition and health

A collection of high-quality speakers divulging on plant-based nutrition and health

Sponsored by Lifefood

 

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Saturday

12.00 - Yvonne Bishop-Weston - What our Children Need to Eat

1.00 - Juliet Gellatley (Viva!) - Why you don't need Dairy

2.00 - Pat ReevesLIVING FOODS and RAW POWER for STRENGTH AND RECOVERY

3.00 - Glauce Ferrari - Veganism on the Move, how to eat and get involved in different countries        

4.00 - Juliet Gellatley - Menopause madness       

5.00 - Swami Kamal Tyagi - Vegetarian, Vegan, and Beyond 

 

Sunday

12.00 - David Spencer (SproutGrowers' Dome) - Sprouts and Sprouting...A breakdown!

1.00 - Veronika Powell (Viva!) - Defeating diabetes through diet

2.00 - Max TuckEating for endurance and recovery – top tips for going faster, further, and bouncing back quickly

3.00 - Alex Mitchell & Pete Ryan - Nutrition & Exercise for Size, Strength & Health

4.00 - Vegan Bodybuilding - Dumbbell shoulder press contest   

5.00 - Clark French (United Patients Alliance) - 'Cannabis is medicine' - a discussion of the medical benefits of cannabis for MS and chronic illness.     

 

Speakers

Saturday

12.00 - Yvonne Bishop-Weston - What our Children Need to Eat

Yvonne Bishop-Weston, Nutritional Therapist BSc. Dip ION mBANT, will talk about what children need in and out of their diets to help them grow healthy bodies and develop enquiring minds. Where the right proteins, starchy carbs, essential fats, fruits and veg can provide  the nutrients they need and where supplements may have their place. Yvonne's aim is to provide advice based on science with practical ideas of how to include in daily life. 

www.foodsforlife.co.uk

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1.00 - Juliet Gellatley (Viva!) - Why you don't need Dairy

Updated for 2014 with two fabulous new guides, Everyone’s going dairy-free and Why you don’t need dairy AND a new laminated poster, Calcium-Rich Foods (available at this talk)

Is it natural to consume milk after weaning? Indeed, is it safe to consume cow’s milk at all? Juliet explores the many health issues and new research showing why dairy is linked to cancers including breast, prostate and bowel; which foods are known to fight against cancers; how natural growth hormones in milk affect us and what are the dangers of milk protein and saturated fats? Also, if we don’t consume dairy where should we get calcium?

www.viva.org.uk

 

2.00 - Pat Reeves - LIVING FOODS and RAW POWER for STRENGTH AND RECOVERY

This will be an interactive time with my audience, where I can explore what is important to you when considering adding more raw energy to your life.  Personalising a most empowering nutritional practice to overcome health challenges, keep your strength improving in the gym/sports and for life in general as definitely a weapon in your arsenal for healing injuries faster. Nothing is better as anti-aging as applied nutrition!

Raw and living foods offer high amounts of nutrients which are vitalising, energising, enhancing oxygen and vibrancy, enabling one to become more intuitive and knowledgeable in accessing our inner healing system. I will provide information as to how to avoid digestive leukocytosis. 

http://www.foodalive.org

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3.00 - Glauce Ferrari - Veganism on the Move, how to eat and get involved in different countries

Even in a time where websites give us amazing tips about where to eat vegan while traveling, particularities of each country can still be tricky. And when you move to a new country everything can sound overwhelming, from where to eat to how to get involved. Glauce Ferrari will share her experiences as a vegan on the move in the last decade.

http://allaboutveganfood.com

http://allaboutveganfood.com/swap-package

http://allaboutveganfood.com/vegan-families

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4.00 - Juliet Gellatley - Menopause madness       

Are you a hostage to your hormones? Up to 70 per cent of British women experience menopausal symptoms, with many feeling unable to tell their partners. But you don’t need to suffer. She explores what eases menopausal symptoms safely and asks, does a vegan diet help? Do ‘natural’ supplements’ work? What does the science say? And HRT – is the hype on its lack of safety fair?

viva.org.uk

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5.00 - Swami Kamal Tyagi - Vegetarian, Vegan, and Beyond 

Personal health, social sustainability, compassion for animals, moral obligation, spiritual duty—there are numerous reasons why millions of people all over the world have now become vegetarian or vegan. But what is the real reason they should be? And what can unite them to live for the highest good and in harmony with all?

Join us for a discussion of history, ethics, and values concerning modern day vegetarianism and the wisdom of the ancients.

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Sunday

12.00 - David Spencer (SproutGrowers' Dome) - Sprouts and Sprouting...A breakdown!

Home-based sprouting is no longer just fashionable; it has become a necessity for all health conscious individuals. With poisons and bacteria lurking throughout our food supply, sprouting is the only way to take charge of this varied and versatile food. In this talk, David will take you through some of the myths of sprouting and give you a crash course on how to sprout simply.  His straightforward talk on why eating sprouts is essential to good nutrition will be easy for everyone to digest.

www.sproutgrowers.ca

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1.00 - Veronika Powell (Viva!) - Defeating diabetes through diet

Diet is a key player when it comes to diabetes. A vegan diet can not ony help prevent type 2 diabetes, it can also significantly improve the health of diabetics, reducing and even eliminating the need for medication and reducing the risk of health complications. It can also help type 1 diabetics manage the condition better and prevent numerous health issues. This talk explains the three rules the D-Diet is based on and how to make them work for you.

viva.org.uk

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2.00 - Max Tuck - Eating for endurance and recovery – top tips for going faster, further, and bouncing back quickly

Join scientist and vegan/living foods expert Max Tuck as she guides you on a fascinating tour of the human body and what it needs to function at its best. Whether you’re a performance athlete or just getting started with a healthier lifestyle, you’ll gain valuable insight into how your food choices affect every aspect of your health, performance and recovery.

www.therawfoodscientist.com

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3.00 - Alex Mitchell & Pete Ryan - Nutrition & Exercise for Size, Strength & Health

Amateur vegan bodybuilder Alex Mitchell & nutritionist Pete Ryan will give you the skinny on adding strength & size while maintaining maximum health.

To achieve your true potential allow Alex & Pete to guide your training & diet. Attain the body you desire with all the hints & tips needed to surpass your present stumbling blocks & soar to new physical heights! Alex & Pete will cover dietary choices, their benefits & pitfalls; training options, as well as methods to maximise results.

The talk will also include a comprehensive Q&A so any particular issues you have can be addressed.

www.veganbodybuilding.org

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4.00 - Vegan Bodybuilding - Dumbbell shoulder press contest

The event will be a single dumbbell shoulder press (15Kg males, 7Kg females). The event will be how many continuous repetitions a contestant can achieve. Partial reps & ‘push pressing’ will not be allowed & the judges may end any event if they feel a safety issue arises (either to the contestant or the audience). 

The judge’s decision is final.

It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the event should get an all-clear from their physician & it should be noted that using weights is an inherently dangerous activity & we (the organisers) hold no responsibility for any injury incurred during the course of the event & although every effort has been made to make this event as safe as possible, there is some possibility of injury when the lifting of heavy weights occurs. Entry is at your own risk.

The winners will receive prizes from several companies awarded on the day. The event will be free to enter.

The event will be photographed & by entering the contest you agree to allow photographs of yourself to be used (on the internet or other mediums) by vegan bodybuilding & other sponsors of the event.

www.veganbodybuilding.org

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5.00 - Clark French (United Patients Alliance) - 'Cannabis is medicine' - a discussion of the medical benefits of cannabis for MS and chronic illness.     

Clark French is the Director of the United Patients' Alliance, an MS patient from Brighton, Clark was diagnosed with MS in 2010, a life changing event at the age of 24. Since his diagnosis Clark has found that Cannabis is more effective than any of the prescription alternatives for treating his MS. Traveling to California and learning form the medical cannabis activists and industry professionals Clark has embarked on campaigning so that he and other patient's like him who find cannabis helps them can have legal access to medical cannabis in the United Kingdom. Clark and the United Patient's alliance have been busy lobbying and have had some significant victories most notably with Norman Baker. After meeting with the UPA Norman became the first drugs minister to call for legal medical cannabis in the UK.  

Clark will be talking about his journey as a medical cannabis patient as well as how cannabis has the potential to help many other people with chronic conditions. Clark & The United Patients Alliance believe that the therapeutic potential of cannabis needs to be recgonised by the UK Government and are optimistic that after hearing the facts about how cannabis helps peoples lives, that you will too. 

www.clarkfrench.co.uk

www.upalliance.org 

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