Nutrition and Meal Planning for People with Breast and Ovarian Cancer

October 15, 2013 @ 11:00 pm – October 16, 2013 @ 12:30 am
United Methodist Church
300 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Support Connection

Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer.  To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

Maintaining good nutrition and healthful dietary practices can promote a sense of well-being while possibly risk for the progression or recurrence of cancer, whether you are newly diagnosed, receiving treatment or a cancer survivor. This presentation will focus on the practical aspects of nutrition and lifestyle strategies for optimizing wellness in cancer care.

Topics will include: Planning meals that utilize “foods that fight”;  Shopping tips and tools to make meal planning easy and convenient; How to select products and prepare food to enhance the body’s ability to retain nutrients, use protective substances and support its own defense systems. There will be opportunity for questions.

PRESENTER: Allison Cecere, M.S., R.D. CDN has more than 15 years of professional experience,. She has been a clinical staff member at top-ranked university medical centers and Nutritional Coordinator at two regional cancer centers.  She is also the founder of Nutrition Therapy and Education Services based in Westchester County, NY.


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