Nutritional Advice For Vegan Diets
Are you following a vegan diet but concerned that you are not getting enough nutrients for optimal health? Or perhaps you have recently become educated about a vegan diet and are curious to find out how you can adopt it as a lifestyle?
What is a vegan? A vegan is someone who for ethical, health or other reasons does not consume any products from animal sources including eggs, milk, honey etc.
There is an ever increasing trend of people adopting vegan diets. The benefits of a vegan diet include achieving a healthy weight, low cholesterol, blood pressure & blood glucose levels, as well as improving overall health.
Research is showing that a vegan diet can be an extremely healthy diet and lifestyle choice if followed in a nutritionally balanced way. Unfortunately, many people are cutting out foods from animal origin and are not replacing the nutrients with other food sources. This can be dangerous long-term and can result in malnutrition and nutritional deficiencies.
Some common nutrients which can be lacking in a vegan diet include:
- Omega 3
Consult with one of our expert registered Dietitians to learn how you can adopt a nutritionally balanced vegan diet and achieve your health goals.
Consultations can cover:
- Vegan pregnancy
- Vegan sports nutrition diet
- Disease prevention with a vegan diet
- Weight gain with a vegan diet
How We Can Help
We recommend that you book in for a 45 minute initial consultation with a fully qualified Dietitian.
During your initial assessment we will carry out:
- A complete nutritional assessment
- Diet history
- Body composition analysis including; weight, BMI, waist circumference, body fat %, lean body mass, waist to hip measurement and more.
Together with your Dietitian you can decide on a realistic goal for you.
You will receive a starter meal plan tailored for your calorie and nutritional requirements.
Our Fees (Correct as of 01/01/2018)
30 / 45 / 60 Consultation - €60 / €85 / €105
Students / Medical Card Holders Discount - €10 Off
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Our patient services team are available Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm, Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm. If your enquiry is urgent please call our team at 01-611740 and we can assist you
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