Torquay and District Medical Society
March Meeting

Imperial Hotel, Torquay, Thursday 24th March 2022 at 7:30pm

Cost £24*, includes dinner followed by a talk by Dr Alan Desmond (see below).

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Lee Spencer - The Rowing Marine - speaks to Torquay & District Medical Society

Dr Alan Desmond: Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

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Talk by Dr Alan Desmond

Should I Recommend a Plant-based Diet to My Patients?

Doctor Alan Desmond is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, working in Torbay, who is dedicated to educating the public on the health benefits of a whole-food, plant-based diet.
He is the author of the best-selling book, "The Plant-Based Diet Revolution: 28 days to a happier gut and a healthier you".
Doctor Desmond has made evidence-based dietary advice an essential part of his practice as a doctor specialising in gut health problems.
He has presented at numerous international medical conferences on the benefits of this approach to food.
He is an Ambassador for Plant-Based Health Professionals UK, a not-for-profit group which educates members of the public, health professionals, and policy makers on the incredible health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Certified in both Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine, Dr Desmond completed his medical training in Ireland and Oxford.
He has a specialist interest in the role of diet in the prevention and treatment of Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
A fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London, he has published several influential research papers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and is a dedicated advocate for the gut health benefits, and overall health benefits, of a whole-food plant-based approach to nutrition.

* Please note that payment will be required at least one week in advance of the event. Cancellations received within 48 hours of the event cannot be refunded.