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By Dr David Ryde & Tony Wardle
Editors: Amanda Woodvine, VVF nutritionist and Juliet Gellatley, Viva! and VVF founder & director
David Ryde is a GP and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practice. He has been vegan for many years and served on the Medical Sub-Committee of the British Olympic Association for several years and was a county athlete and rugby player. David writes for the medical and lay press and lectures to national medical organisations.
Tony Wardle is a journalist, writer and TV producer and helped to found Viva!. He is now its associate director and edits Viva!Life and Veggiehealth. He also co-authored The Silent Ark with Viva! founder, Juliet Gellatley.
Some of the TV and video programmes that Tony has written and co-produced have won several ITVA and other British awards, a Royal Television Society Award, IVCA Silver and Gold Reel awards and Gold medals at the New York Film & TV Festival.
Amanda Woodvine, BSc nutrition, is the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation’s Health Campaigner. She authored the charity’s V-Plan Diet and Globesity report – an extensive review of the science behind the diet and an explanation of how meat and dairy are at the core of the world’s expanding obesity epidemic. She also co-authored Nutrition in a Nutshell.
Juliet Gellatley (BSc zoology, DipDM) is the founder & director of Viva! and the VVF and writes and speaks on every aspect of vegetarian/vegan diets.
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