Vegan Nutrition: What Does the Science Say?





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Published on Jun 7, 2011

A presentation by Jack Norris, R.D..

Jack Norris, RD will be talking about the health benefits and concerns of a vegan diet. He will cover the findings of the large studies following thousands of vegetarians and vegans over time. He will also address nutrition concerns such as Vitamin B12, omega-3 fats, and soy, focusing on published studies.

Jack Norris co-founded Vegan Outreach in 1993 and is currently the President. Vegan Outreach produces the booklet Why Vegan? (among many others) and has distributed over 10 million copies to date. Jack runs Vegan Outreach${q}s Adopt A College program which has directly handed a Vegan Outreach brochure to over three million students since it started in the Fall of 2003. In 2005, Jack was elected to the Animal Rights Hall of Fame. Jack is a Registered Dietitian. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Life University (Marietta, GA) in 2000 and performed a Dietetic internship at Georgia State University in 2000-2001. Jack is the author of Vitamin B12: Are You Getting It?, Staying Healthy On Plant-Based Diets, and other health articles found at VeganHealth.org and JackNorrisRd.com.

Filming and editing by Dr William Harris M.D. on December 12, 2009 at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Society of Hawaii http://www.vsh.org


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