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EXERCISE, VEGAN NUTRITION AND BONE HEALTH

Heather Russell, Sarah Leyland

13 October 8–9pm

EXERCISE, VEGAN NUTRITION AND BONE HEALTH

Heather Russell, Sarah Leyland

13 October 8–9pm

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Free

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60mins

Ahead of World Osteoporosis Day 2021, this webinar will help health and nutrition professionals to raise awareness of important messages about bone health, and provide clients and patients with practical tips, supporting them to look after their bones. We will be focusing on considerations around exercise and physical activity, body mass index (BMI) and vegan diets.

THE WEBINAR WILL COVER:
  • Why it is important to empower clients and patients to look after their bones, providing guidance around physical activity and BMI
  • How to provide practical tips about bone-friendly physical activity and guidance about BMI
  • Why it is important to help people who choose a vegan diet to follow bone health guidance
  • How to provide practical tips about nutrients that deserve special attention in relation to vegan diets and bone health, including guidance around fortified foods and supplementation

CONTENT AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES

WATCH THE WEBINAR TO

GAIN CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF:
  • The importance of supporting people to look after their bones in ways that suit their lifestyles
  • Factors that influence bone health – exercise and physical activity, BMI and diet, with a focus on vegan nutrition
BE AWARE OF:
  • Guidance around keeping active for bone health and eating well with a focus on vegan nutrition
  • Considerations around providing person-centred care to people who choose a vegan diet
  • Helpful sources of further information
BE ABLE TO:
  • Offer practical tips to patient/clients about bone-friendly exercise and physical activities and guidance around BMI
  • Support patients/clients who eat vegan diets to make bone-friendly choices

Please note, webinars are not intended to be used by non-medically qualified individuals or as a substitute for, or basis for any medical treatment.

Melissa Mogor

Guest speakers

Heather Russell
Dietitian, The Vegan Society

After training to be a dietitian, Heather worked in the NHS from 2010 to 2016. She is now using her dietetic skills to support the work of The Vegan Society, which includes delivering evidence-based education to health professionals, students and a variety of other audiences.

Melissa Mogor

Sarah Leyland
Clinical Advisor, Royal Osteoporosis Society

Sarah Leyland is an Osteoporosis Specialist Nurse currently working as a clinical adviser with the Royal Osteoporosis Society. With a background in rheumatology and gynaecology, Sarah has worked for over 20 years at the charity. She previously developed and managed the specialist nurse led helpline and information service, and she continues to train and supervise staff and advise on osteoporosis and bone health information.

Sarah has worked on a number of specific projects at the Royal Osteoporosis Society in recent years. This has included the development of an Expert Consensus Statement on the role of Physical Activity and Exercise for Osteoporosis and a range of new information resources for the public. As part of her current work, Sarah is a member of the Study Management Team for Dr Zoe Paskins’ IFRAP project at Keele University, which is developing and testing a computerised shared decision-making tool to improve patient understanding and adherence to osteoporosis drug treatments.

WEBINAR HOST AND MODERATOR
Tanya Haffner, CEO RD MyNutriWeb

CPD CERTIFICATE & LEARNING MATERIALS

This webinar has been approved for CPD by the AfN

AfnEN272

Webinar slides and links to other key resources will be sent within a week of viewing the live webinar, along with a separate personalised CPD certificate to save for your files. Add hello@mynutriweb.com to your safe senders to ensure you receive them.

This webinar has been kindly supported by the Vegan Society and the Royal Osteoporosis Society

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About The Vegan Society
The Vegan Society is an educational charity founded in 1944 to raise awareness of veganism and support existing vegans. Their work includes running public campaigns, engaging with policymakers, conducting research and working with manufacturers to correctly label their products as suitable for vegans. They are a membership organisation, and they support the vegan community with guidance and information on plant-based nutrition and vegan rights.

Royal Osteoporosis Society

About The Royal Osteoporosis Society
The Royal Osteoporosis Society is the UK’s only national charity dedicated to bone health and osteoporosis. The society works to improve the bone health of the nation and support everyone with osteoporosis to live well through support services and advice.

The Charity delivers the only UK wide training scheme for bone densitometry, as well as providing education, fracture prevention practitioner training and network support for healthcare professionals working in osteoporosis services. There are also around 800 healthcare professional ROS members who receive regular update newsletters and journal, as well as enjoying discounts on some education events.

There are 3.5 million people living with osteoporosis in the UK today. Through the society’s work with healthcare professionals and policy-makers, they influence and shape policy and practice at every level. They are also driving research and development of new treatments, working towards a future without osteoporosis.

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