Children’s Authors and Websites
Dietitian and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, specialising in vegan and vegetarian nutrition. Author of The Everything Began Pregnancy Book. Co-author of Simply Vegan and the American Dietetic Association’s position statement on vegetarian diets.
Blogs and Websites
Susan Voisin’s excellent collection of recipes made without any animal products, extracted oils
Courses, Conferences and Workshops
Due to take place in San Diego, California: September 14-17th 2018.
An online course run through Cornell University in the US, under the wing of T. Colin Campbell (author of The China Study).
Medical Doctors and Authors (UK)
Site hosted by Dr Shireen Kassam, consultant haematoma/oncologist at Kings College a Hospital in London
Blog by GP Rebecca Ellen Jones
Medical Doctors and Authors (US)
Cardiologist and author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure. His son, Rip Esselstyn, is a Texan firefighter who has written the Engine 2 Diet and My Beef with Meat
Founder of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. Author of The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, Gain Health. Nutrition, exercise and stress management programs for overall health improvement. Small amounts of animal products are used in some of his recipes
Family practitioner and author of several books including Eat to Live, Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right, Super Immunity, The End of Diabetes and Fasting and Eating for Health. Small amounts of animal products are used in some of his recipes. His blog is DiseaseProof: Eat Smart, Live Happy
Author of six books, the most recent being The Starch Solution. Runs intensive residential immersion programs for health and lifestyle change. Also “healthy holidays” in Hawaii and Costa Rica. Co-founded Dr McDougall’s Right Foods with his wife, Mary
Founder of the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) and author of twelve books, his latest being Power Foods for the Brain
A US GP with a special interest in clinical nutrition. Runs NutritionFacts.org. Teaches on the Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition (e-Cornell) course.
Teaches at Dr Fuhrman’s Nutritional Education Institute. Runs a private medical practice in California and Hawaii. Also supervises therapeutic fasts at the True North Health Centre in California.
Clinical psychologist and author of The Pleasure Trap with Alan Goldhamer. Director of Research at the True North Health Centre in California
Author of The 80/10/10 Diet (low-fat raw vegan). A chiropractor by training (NOT a medical doctor) but with some interesting ideas about nutrition, especially for athletes. Some recent controversy regarding his fasting retreats in Costa Rica
Healed herself from Lupus and now promotes green smoothies. Recently featured on the online Plant-fit Summit in September 2018
Shops and Restaurants
Longstanding vegan restaurant in Primrose Hill, London. Nice food. Exclusive location
Vegan restaurant with raw food events
The place where my eyes were opened as to just how good vegan food can be! San Francisco
Japanese vegan restaurant in Kings Cross. I’m still trying to go…
One of the finest vegetarian (not vegan) restaurants in the country
Longstanding Brighton institution. Vegetarian with vegan options. Excellent food
Another longstanding Brighton vegetarian restaurant. Also excellent food
Low-key establishment in West Kensington. Amazing vegan food. Definitely worth a visit
Hotels and B&B’s
Located near Kendal in the Lake District. Vegan evening meals and cookery classes available
Fabulous vegetarian and vegan hotel and restaurant in Normandy
Stylish vegetarian hotel set in the stunning landscape of the Lake District near Grasmere
New vegan B&B in Northumberland, near Berwick-upon-Tweed. I haven’t been (yet), but it looks nice!
B&B in the Loire valley, France. Run by Sue and Michaela (from Brighton, originally). Not vegetarian or vegan, but they understand and cater for both… brilliantly! They also offer wine tasting suppers and tours.
Festivals and Events
London/Brighton/Bristol. Large-scale events with stalls, speakers, live entertainments etc.
13th June 2015, Leeds Town Hall
Manchester City Centre, 2015
Saturday 13th September 2014 – Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Blackpool
Vegan events from the Ethics and Health Foundation. Next event in Liverpool on Saturday 15th April 2015
Vegetarian and Vegan Organisations
National organisation for vegetarians who do not eat any meat or fish. Also the parent organisation for the Cordon-Vert Cookery School
National organisation for vegans who avoid consuming animal products in any form. Sells B12 supplements in the online shop
Sister organisation to the animal rights group Viva! Produces leaflets, booklets and reports on the health benefits of plant-based diets. Sells B12 supplements in the online shop
Online social network for young vegetarians and vegans
Liverpool vegan group. Runs a volunteer vegan cafe in Next to Nowhere every Saturday lunchtime
PCharity supporting people to go vegan for the month of January and all year round
Headed by Dr Antonia Demas, PhD. Provides courses in US elementary schools using their Food is Elementary curriculum
The Plant-Based way to Health. Website, book and DVD by the same name
Runs plant-based immersion weekends in the US (including one at the Esselstyn family farm) in conjunction with Forks Over Knives and the Engine 2 Diet
New website with a database of relevant scientific studies (>600), abstracts and summaries
Based at Cornell University, New York, where T. Colin Campbell (author of The China Study and Whole) is Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry. A non-profit organisation providing accurate scientific and health information to the public
Organisation set up in 1982 to fund and support research into the relationships between nutrition and cancer
US Center for Advancement in Cancer Education. Focus on prevention, diet and lifestyle
A new initiative from Dr Caldwell B. Esselstyn and others organising the International Plant-Based Nutrition Conference. Aims to educate (mainly US) physicians about plant-based nutrition for health.