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The Vegetarian Society

The Vegetarian Society

A balanced vegetarian diet closely matches expert dietary recommendations for healthy eating. A vegetarian diet is naturally:
(1) Low in saturated fat.
(2) High in fibre.
(3) High in complex carbohydrates.
(4) High in fruit and vegetables.
It is known that a diet fulfilling the above criteria confers a wide range of health benefits.
If you are looking for new, tasty 'healthy eating' ideas, why not visit the Vegetarian Society web-site.

Web:www.vegsoc.org
Telephone:0161 925 2000
Email:info@vegsoc.org

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British Nutrition Foundation

The Foundation promotes the nutritional wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based nutritional knowledge and advice. It works in partnership with academic and research institutes, the food industry, educators and government. The Foundation influences all in the food chain, government, the professions and the media.

Web:www.nutrition.org.uk
Telephone:020 7404 6504
Email:postbox@nutrition.org.uk

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Nutritionist Resource

The Nutritionist Resource has information on the areas in which nutrition might help (this information is inline with the ASA guidelines), articles written by nutritionists, and industry news.

Web:www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk
Telephone:0844 8030 244
Email:n/a

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The Association for the Study of Obesity

The Association for the Study of Obesity is a UK organisation dedicated to the understanding and treatment of obesity.
The Association has three main aims:
(1) To promote research into the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity.
(2) To encourage action to reduce the prevalence of obesity and to enhance treatment.
(3) To facilitate contact between individuals and organisations interested in any aspect of obesity and body weight regulation.

Web:www.aso.org.uk
Telephone:07448 288485
Email:ASOoffice@aso.org.uk

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