Use the unsubscribe link in those e-mails to opt-out at any time. The group, which was launched in , offers a solid resource for those interested in hospital catering. Justine Butler is the Founder of the page, as well as a Researcher and Writer for leading animal protection charity Viva!. I would like to see a number of meal options available for vegans rather than the ubiquitous baked potato and beans, or spicy bean curry. According to Dr. All too often patients are given a plate with just one or two vegetables on it — it might be potatoes and carrots, or cauliflower and broccoli. Another was expected to fill up on lettuce, cucumber, tomato and one slice of bread. Good food is fundamental during illness and recovery, says Dr. Butler, which makes the lack of healthy, substantial options in so many facilities problematic, with many vegan patients having to rely on the goodwill of friends and family to make sure they get food while in hospital. Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal.
Food is a fundamental part of well-being and lying in hospital going hungry or dreading what the trolley will bring is not conducive to recovery. Patients at this hospital could soon be tucking into quinoa with stir-fried vegetables or a Cajun spiced vegetable bean burger. There is a wealth of evidence showing how plant-based diets lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. Some years ago, Viva! Vegan hospital menus often carry plenty of healthy eating options, but lack nourishing main meals and puddings that can help to meet the needs of people who are nutritionally vulnerable. Consider a weekly plant-based special on rotation as an insert. Over half a million rapid-turnaround lateral flow tests will be sent out by NHS Test and Trace to local public health leaders this week. Former UKIP Councillor Nicky Attenborough said that their priority should be recovering, not food, and that vegans should eat the same as meat-eaters when in hospital, implying that vegans were making an unnecessary fuss and completely missing the point about good nutrition. Health conducted a survey of vegan food provision in hospitals. Receive all the latest news updates, giveaways discounts, product announcements, and much more. Educate staff.
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