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Educational Webinar: Nutrition for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
November 14, 2017 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM ESTFree
Open to people nationwide living with breast, ovarian and gynecological cancers. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.
Studies show that diet plays a role in cancer initiation, promotion, progression, recurrence and survival. This program will focus on the benefits of Japanese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian and Hunter-Gatherer Diets.
Topics to include: How dietary variety, eating seasonally, eating more like our hunter-gatherer ancestors, calorie restriction, and intermittent fasting, may help in the fight against cancer; How nutrients in food play a role in cancer cell multiplication, tumor growth and cancer cell death, and the relationship between cancer; The human ‘microbiome’-the 100 trillion bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other tiny microbes that live in our body. There will also be a Q&A period.
Guest Speaker: Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, CDN, FAND: Integrative Digestion Nutritionist at the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, and Founder and Director of Nutritional Healthcare, offering medical nutrition therapy sessions and wellness services for adults and children. Mary Beth has spoken at many conferences and venues across the country, and has been a guest on numerous local and national TV and radio programs. As a twenty-plus year cancer survivor, Mary Beth is dedicated to sharing her personal and professional passion to educate people about the interconnected health of people, food and the land.