By the time the summer of 2015 was over, I knew it was time for change. To do something, make some kind of resolution and follow through.

I would soon be 44 years old and was beginning to see a gradual decline in my well-being. I had considered myself healthy; I did not take any prescribed medication and rarely felt ill, except over the counter painkillers to deal with migraines, which began after the birth of my…

It’s that time of year when I start to look back at the plant-based highlights of the year. This week I start with publications from the PBHP UK team in both popular and medical press.

These are just a selection of the most impactful papers and articles we have written as a group. I hope they are useful to share with friends and family members when discussing a plant-based or vegan diet over the holiday season. …

Shireen Kassam

Consultant Haematologist and Lifestyle Medicine Physician. Founder and Director of Plant-based health professionals UK.

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