The basics; Eating meat; Eating dairy; Eating eggs; Eating fish; Eating fruit and vegetables; Eating whole grains; Eating beans and legumes; Eating nuts and seeds; Foods and nutrients of special interest; Common health concerns and doubts about vegan and vegetarian diets; Beyond health - considerations for planetary wellbeing; Final thoughts
Dr Shireen Kassam MB BS, FRCPath, PhD, DipIBLM is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College Hospital, London with a specialist interest in the treatment of patients with lymphoma. She is passionate about promoting plant-based nutrition for the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases and for maintaining optimal health after a cancer diagnosis. In 2018 she was appointed Visiting Professor of Plant-Based Nutrition at Winchester University where she has developed and facilitates a dedicated course on the subject. She is Founder and Director of Plant-Based Health Professionals UK, a community interest company whose mission is to provide evidence-based education on healthy plant-based diets. In 2021 she co-founded Plant Based Health Online, the UK's first CQC regulated, lifestyle medicine healthcare service. She writes a weekly blog on the latest science on plant-based nutrition. Dr Zahra Kassam MBBS, FRCPC, MSc, DipABLM, is a Radiation Oncologist at the Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Ontario, and an Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto, Canada. Zahra specialises in the treatment of breast and gastrointestinal malignancies. She is a certified Lifestyle Medicine physician with the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and counsels her patients on dietary and lifestyle interventions to optimise outcomes after a cancer diagnosis. In 2019, she co-founded Plant-Based Canada, a non-profit organisation with the mission to promote plant-based whole food nutrition that is healthy and sustainable and which supports the well-being of the planet and all its inhabitants.