Nutrition

Watch Nutrition on-demand

18 March 2021

Join Emily Stuart, a HCPC registered dietitian for Wiltshire Farm Foods; healthcare expert & member of the BDA, who has several years clinical experience in both acute and primary care settings.

Using practical resources, references and case studies the session aims to explore how can we help older people to receive good nutrition particularly in primary care settings and following discharge from hospital.

What you can expect to see in this session:​

  1. What do older adults eat & why?​
  2. What are key factors impacting their nutrition?​
  3. How to identify older adults at high risk
  4. The food first approach
  5. Promoting good food intake in the community
  6. Covid-19 and nutrition
  7. Question & answer session
By attending you will also be in with a chance to win a £50 Marks & Spencer voucher! We look forward to seeing you there.

This presentation aims to increase understanding of plant-based diets. In particular, it will help identify nutritional concerns and increase confidence in offering practical dietary solutions to overcome these.

There are 2 presenters:

  • Heather Russell RD, Dietitian for The Vegan Society, who will focus particularly on vegan diets 
  • Dr Sarah Bath RD, Lecturer in Public Health Nutrition at the University of Surrey, who will share the very latest on the need for iodine.

After this session you will be able to:
  1. Define a plant-based diet
  2. Identify the nutritional concerns when eating a plant-based diet
  3. Offer practical solutions to overcome any nutritional concerns
  4. Discuss resources available to healthcare professionals when offering dietary advice to those eating a plant-based diet.
Not-to-be-missed, it is evidence based, fully referenced and will be of interest to any Health Professional interested in plant-based diets.

Discussion of the dietary sources of iodine and practical advice on how to achieve the recommendations.