Dr. Gemma Newman

Dr. Gemma Newman

Plant based nutrition specialist and Senior Partner at a family medical practice

Dr Gemma Newman has worked in medicine for 14 years and is the Senior Partner at a family medical practice. She studied at the University of Wales College of Medicine and has worked in many specialities as a doctor including elderly care, endocrinology, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, rehabilitation medicine and General Practice. She gained additional qualifications in gynaecology and family planning. She has a specialist interest in plant based nutrition and gives nutrition and lifestyle advice to her patients, who have gained tremendous results using the power of their plate. As a broadcaster and writer she has been regularly featured on television, including ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Sunrise. She has contributed to articles for magazines including Glamour, Zest and Good Housekeeping. Her family lead a fully plant based lifestyle, following the extensive research she had done on the scientific literature on the health benefits associated with whole-food plant based nutrition. She is regularly invited to teach other doctors via training programmes and conferences about the benefits of plant-based nutrition. You can get in touch via Facebook Dr Gemma Newman, or follow her on Instagram @Plantpowerdoctor, or via plantbasedhealthprofession als.com.

Saturday
1:00pm (BSL interpretation available)

Medical Mythbusting - what to say to friends and family when they worry about your health as a vegan

This talk will cover topics such as protein, calcium, raising children vegan, pregnancy, elderly people, body builders and people who re already ill and worried about nutrient deficiencies.

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Saturday
3:00pm

Diabetes: the modern epidemic. How to use the power of your plate to prevent and reverse Type 2 diabetes.

Dr Newman will talk about what steps you can take to improve your nutrition and potentially reverse the signs and symptoms of diabetes – as well as treating the underlying cause. A must for health professionals and public alike. If anyone knows someone suffering from diabetes this is the talk to see!

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