Plant-Based Canada Podcast

Episode 14: Dietitian Didem Varol on Cross-cultural Plant-Based Practice

August 24, 2021 Plant-Based Canada Season 1 Episode 14
Plant-Based Canada Podcast
Episode 14: Dietitian Didem Varol on Cross-cultural Plant-Based Practice
Show Notes

Ever wonder about plant-based practices in different countries? In this episode of the Plant-Based Canada Podcast we speak with Didem Varol. Didem has experience with Plant-Based Practice in both Canada and Turkey. She completed her dietetic training at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and is a Registered Dietitian and, as such, is registered with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. After spending almost 10 years working at Toronto Public Health, as a Public Health Dietitian in the field of chronic disease prevention, she moved to Istanbul, Turkey and currently runs her own private practice (@plantgevity). She has completed a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies & eCornell. She is also a “Food For Life” Instructor, which is an evidence-based nutrition and cooking program developed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. 

In this episode we discuss:

*dietetic practice in Canada & Turkey

*plant-based counseling

*food culture

*culture shocks

*vegan communities in Canada & Turkey

*plant-based misconceptions

*take home message

Please note, in the beginning of this episode there is some background noise that unfortunately could not be removed. This background noise does not persist throughout the episode. We hope that you enjoy the discussion with Didem.

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