Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community
Health Conference
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Enhancing Health with Plant-Based Nutrition

Purpose and Objectives

Interest in plant-based diets is growing in the United States and beyond, and Portland, Oregon has become a leading city in this field. What are the health effects of moving to a plant-based diet, what is needed to make that diet healthy and how can you implement these into your practice.
This conference will examine:

  • The links between diet, general health and chronic diseases such as cancer, coronary heart disease, diabetes and obesity
  • Appropriate plant-based diets to aid in the prevention and treatment of disease
  • Up-to-date expertise & resources for health care professionals
  • How you can build, connect & network in the larger medical community
  • How you can implement this education into your practice

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