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UCLP© resources

Written by HEART UK – the Nation’s Cholesterol Charity in collaboration with seven leading health professionals. A practical, realistic and indispensable teaching tool for cholesterol-lowering advice.

UCLP© resources

Plant-based eating: the evidence and practice

The latest scientific evidence and practical guidance from leading experts.  For you and your consumers, an array of fully referenced fact sheets, practical guidance and infographics on all matters relating to plant-based eating and health.


Embracing plant-based eating

It’s widely accepted that to achieve a healthy balanced diet, two thirds of it should come from plant foods and one third from animal based products. This is because plant foods contain more fibre, vitamins and minerals and less fat and saturated fat than animal foods. As such this way of eating has...

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Lactose Intolerance

In Europe up to 40% of the population suffer with lactose intolerance. Symptoms vary from individual to individual - some can tolerate small amounts of lactose,...

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Heart health

Plant foods such as almonds, hazelnuts, oats and soya have a specific cholesterol lowering effect. In the US the FDA has approved a heart health claim for both soya protein and nuts (almonds, hazelnuts). Soya foods can lower cholesterol in a number of ways. Nuts mainly contain unsaturated fats and...

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Women's health

Calcium loss increases during menopause because of the loss of oestrogen. Many nutrients help to keep bones healthy, so it’s important that the diet is balanced containing calcium and vitamin D. Plant-based eating, that includes eating more fruit, vegetables, legumes, whole-grains, nuts and seeds...

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