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Are Plant-Based Diets Right for You?

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When :

04/08/2018
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM



Where

Marine Parade Public Library
278 Marine Parade Road, #01-02 Marine Parade Community Building, Singapore
449282


Fee:

Free



Scientific evidence suggests that moving toward plant-based diets can bring significant health benefits, including reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease, obesity and certain cancers. Plant-based diets consist of foods from plants, such as whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans, vegetables and fruits. Plant-based foods are readily available at restaurants, food stalls and markets. In addition, many recipes are available at libraries and online to teach us how to make our own plant-based dishes. Learn more at this talk, which includes time for your questions.

 

Speaker:

 

Dr Ong Hean Yee is a cardiologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore. He has special clinical and research interests in the areas of cardiac screening, lipidaemia, exercise testing, heart failure and advanced cardiac imaging. Dr Ong is a highly experienced clinician with more than 20 years of clinical experience in public hospitals including 7 years in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom and 15 years in public hospitals in Singapore.

 

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Marine Parade Public Library


278 Marine Parade Road, #01-02 Marine Parade Community Building, Singapore
449282



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