Integrative 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:
March 18 - Fueling Up on Low-Fat Foods
Healthy fats are necessary but pouring oil into every dish isn't. See how to make delicious,
low-fat dishes including tonight's simplified Sweet and Sour Stir-Fry and steaming brown rice.
April 15 - Favoring Fiber
Only plant foods contain fiber which is important for cancer prevention and survival, as well
as Type 2 diabetes and overall health. Enjoy samples of a quick and easy Red Lentil Stew and
May 20 - Discovering Dairy Alternatives
Try some of the non-dairy beverages the supermarkets are now stocking, which provide
calcium and other beneficial nutrients. White bean spread, penne with kale and Chocolate
Mousse samples are on tonight's menu.
June 18 - Replacing Meat
Most of us grew up on meat and potatoes so this class focuses on the variety of tasty plant
sources of protein. Chickpea burgers can take the place of beef burgers and Tempeh Sautee is
an excellent source of protein.
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
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
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.