Veronika Powell

Veronika Powell

Viva! Senior Campaigner, Researcher and Nutrition Adviser

Veronika Powell MSc is a researcher and campaigner at Viva! and Viva!Health specialising in the links between diet, health and disease. Veronika is a biologist and a qualified teacher; and her work has been centred around vegan nutrition and health for the past seven years. Her research and campaigning have been focused on diabetes, bone health, soya, benefits of vegan diets and also the dairy and egg industries. She keeps up to date with latest nutrition news and trends and advises on a wide range of diet-related topics.

11:00am - 11:45am

Soya - the truth according to science, not scare stories

Is soya a superfood or health risk? It’s hard to decide what to believe – some praise it as a super-bean, others warn against it. Find out what the latest scientific research says and whether there’s any truth to the tabloid claims!

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