Where: Weston Creek Community Centre, Parkinson St, Weston
“Are you concerned about modern animal agricultural practices? Are you trying to reduce your risk of lifestyle disease, reduce inflammation and achieve a healthy weight? Are you concerned about the effect your dietary choices may have on the environment?
There is a plethora of evidence that plant-based diets have significant benefits for our health and the environment.
Are you thinking of eating more plant based meals or are you already on a vegan diet and want to make sure you are getting all your nutrient needs?
Linda is an experienced vegan dietitian who will help build your plant based nutrition confidence and conquer uncertainty.
Some of the topics covered in the workshop:
– Evidence based benefits of plant based diets
– Major nutrition concerns and how to achieve a balanced plant based diet.
– A guide to vegan protein sources
– Maximizing nutrient absorption
– How to put it all together including many plant based meal and snack ideas
You will also receive a booklet with practical plant based nutrition tips, meal and recipes ideas.”
Who: Linda Smillie (Bsc, Grad Dip Nut Diet) is a Canberra based Accredited Practising Dietitian with 25 years experience in both the public and private sectors. For the last 10 years she has run her own Canberra-based private practice and specialises in nutritional disorders of the gastrointestinal system and plant based diets.
She currently works within a private gastrointestinal clinic at Garran. Linda follows a whole food plant-based vegan diet for health, ethical and environmental reasons. “ I encourage my clients to eat real, wholesome foods where possible. I can give you practical ideas about how to improve your diet to help you reach your health goals.