Eating Plans to Save Us and the Planet - Are Our Experts Practising What They Preach?
Another vegetarian joins Hilary Benn at DEFRA, the farming and environment ministry where in 2006, Ben Bradshaw, then a DEFRA Minister urged on the human population the benefits of “cutting down on meat and milk…”
“…consuming less red and processed meat, cutting down on alcohol, staying slim, and eating plenty of fibre, fruit, and vegetables could prevent as many as 12,000 cases (of breast cancer) a year by 2024,” according to research by Cancer Research UK reported this year.
The agreement in imperatives over the need for changes in lifestyle are formidable and include factors of:
Health Environment Society Ethics Nutrition
JOIN OUR INQUIRY INTO THE RESPONSES OF OUR LEARNED AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS TO THE CHALLENGES
HAVE THEY LEARNT FROM AND ACTED ON LESSONS FROM BSE?
JOIN US IN TESTING THE EXPERTS’ CHOICES OF DAILY CATERING AT THESE EVENTS
- British Nutrition Foundation: "Satiation, satiety and their effects on eating behaviour" held on Thursday 18th June 2009 at Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 6NT
- Universities Federation for Animal Welfare, UFAW International Symposium 2009: “Darwinian selection, selective breeding and the welfare of animals", held 22nd - 23rd June 2009 at Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1RJ
- Nutrition Society: Annual Summer Meeting 2009, held 29th June – 2nd July 2009 at University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus, Guildford GU2 7XH
- Farm Animal Welfare Council, FAWC annual Open Meeting, held on Wednesday, 8th July 2009 at the Mary Sumner House, 24 Tufton Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3RB
FOR VEGA’S PORTFOLIO OF HEALTHY EATING PLANS, including conference menus with full nutritional analysis, see http://www.vegaresearch.org/recipes.php