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St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport CT

Food For Life Nutrition Program

Description:

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport CT ProgramIntegrative Oncology Survivorship Program Food For Life 

Join us from 6:00pm to 7:45pm and experience over 30 easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes that you can make in your own kitchen with minimal effort. Learn practical eating and food tips in an informative, funfilled
atmosphere. Learn to read ingredient label reading for prevention and survival of cancer as well. Take home information is provided.

Free parking is available in the garage with validated ticket.

Reservations required, space is limited, so please call today. 203-576-6158

Nutrition Class Schedule & Topics:

July 22 - Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Immune Boosting Foods
Foods rich in beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C and zinc are essential for good health. Look
forward to samples of Zippy Greens and Sweet Potatoes.

August 26 - Maintaining a Healthy Weight
And ward off a variety of chronic diseases. Learn to shed pounds or gain weight. Everyone loves
the samples of Quick Bean Burritos, Guacamole and Colorful Salsa.

September 16 - Foods and Prostate Cancer Survival
This detailed presentation is for everyone. Consuming more dairy milk has calcium and also
increased risks of prostate cancer. Samples of Three Bean Chili and Tex-Mex Bulgur Pilaf will be
served.

October 21 - Foods and Breast Cancer Survival
Studies show greater cancer protection when at least five vegetable and fruit servings are
consumed daily. Homestyle Squash and Pinto Beans and Broccoli and Sesame Salt are favorite
samples.

November 18 - POWER OF YOUR PLATE
Take a new look at food plates and find out why plant-based diets are beneficial for health in
many ways. Come and enjoy Green Smoothies, Braised Kale and Quick Black Bean Chili which
are the final samples for the year.

Location:
Level 4 Hawley Conference Room
The Elizabeth M. Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care - adjacent to St. Vincent's Medical Center Bridgeport, CT 06606
Instructor:

Food For Life Nutrition Instructor

Contact:

Betsy Rice RN-BC, CBCN Nurse Navigator
203-576-5582
brice@stvincents.org

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