Heather Russell

Heather Russell

Registered Dietitian

Heather is passionate about eating well and keeping fit.  She trained to be a dietitian because she wanted to combine her love of science with a desire to help people, and she loves food!  She worked in the NHS from 2010 to 2016, specialising in diabetes from 2013.  She is now using her dietetic skills to support the work of The Vegan Society.

Sunday
12:00pm

Vegan nutrition myth busting (BSL Interpretation available)

This year, Heather will be addressing common myths around vegan nutrition. By the end of the session, you should have a good idea of how to get the most out of a totally plant-based diet.

Plant-Based Health full timetable

Sunday
1:00pm

Panel: Barriers to adopting a whole food plant-based diet and how to overcome them

This is your opportunity to come and ask those burning questions about plant-based diets to a multi-professional panel of doctors, dietitians and ‘patients’ who have successfully transitioned to a whole food plant-based diet. We will discuss personal and societal barriers to adopting this diet pattern and how to overcome them.

Plant-Based Health full timetable