Tools for health professionals  

Doctors For Nutrition have designed a range of educational and practical resources with input from medical experts and dietitians. If you are a clinician wanting to include nutritional approaches to disease prevention and care, the guide and accompanying resources are for you!

  • Do you want to optimise your ability to help patients avoid chronic diseases, manage them more effectively, and even reverse them altogether?

  • Are you unsure about the best nutritional advice to give? 

  • Do you want to access evidence-based guidance on healthy, sustainable eating patterns?

If so, Plant-based nutrition and health: A guide for health professionals is for you. In just 10 minutes, you’ll be informed about what a whole food plant-based eating pattern is and the range of positive outcomes that are typically experienced by those who adopt it. 

Access the guide and supporting materials

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A 12-page introductory guide designed to assist healthcare professionals in better understanding whole food plant-based nutrition and its health benefits, and in having discussions with patients about their health and diet. Order your free hard copy A5 booklet below or download the pdf now. 

Ships AU and NZ-wide

Cost: Free

This kit contains a copy of the Plant-based nutrition and health guide and one of each of the supporting resources.

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  • Plant-based nutrition and health: A guide for health professionals - 12-page guide x 1

  • 'Let's talk about food' - A2 poster x 1

  • 4Leaf dietary-assessment survey - x 1

  • 'Going Plant-Based' patient handout - x 1

  • Shopping ideas patient handout - x 1

  • Cooking For Nutrition recipe book x 1 (download only)

Ideal for individual clinicians, this kit can be ordered for delivery by post or downloaded as a composite pdf. 

Ships AU and NZ-wide

Cost: Free


Below are some recommended steps to get the most out of the guide and supporting resources:

  1. Set aside 15 minutes to read the guide and explore the supporting materials available via the links below. 

  2. Put up our colourful ‘Let’s talk about food’ poster in your waiting area or consultation room to encourage conversations about the benefits of whole food plant-based nutrition.

  3. Print out several copies of the 4Leaf Survey, Patient Handout and Shopping List to share with patients. If practical, have copies of the survey available at reception for patients to fill in while they wait for their appointment.

  4. Pledge to take the next step towards a whole food plant-based eating pattern yourself by taking the DFN #PlantPledge.

  5. Attend one of our upcoming educational 'Food Vitals' webinars to learn more about plant-based nutrition in practice.

Find all the links and more below.


Your feedback matters!

Fill in our quick evaluation form for health professionals and get a free recipe e-book of easy week-night meals from whole food plant-based chef and educator, Adam Guthrie, of IFeelGood in return.

Learn more via our topic summaries covering dietary approaches to treating and preventing common health conditions

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