Food For Life
This free class is open to everyone interested in learning about nutrition and ways to prevent cancer and improve wellness through nutrition education, research and live cooking demonstrations.
If you are interested in making healthy changes and improving your overall well being, this class is for you.
Reservations required, space is limited, so please call today. 203-576-6158
Free parking is available in the garage with validated ticket.
The textbook for the class, "The Cancer Survivor's Guid," is available in the Cancer Boutique. You may also borrow it from class.
Nutrition Class Schedule & Topics:
May 29th: Favoring Fiber - Building your diet from fiber-rich plant food is extremely important for cancer prevention and srvival as well as overall health. In this class, you'll enjoy a fiber-rich meal as you work toward the goal of increasing your fiber intake.
June 26th: Discovering Dairy Alternatives - There are wonderful benefits to avoiding dairy producst and you will explore an array of possible dairy alternatives that provide ample calcium and other nutrients for a healthy diet.
July 23rd: Replacing Meat - This class focuses on the variety of plant sources of protein, all of which are delicious, nutritous and loaded with cancer-fighting nutrients.
August 28th: Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Immune Boosting Foods - Learn about foods that are rich in protective compounds and immune-boosting nutrients such as beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamin C and zinc. Look forward to enjoying a colorful and scrumptious cancer-fighting meal.
September 25th: Maintaining a Healthy Weight - Healthy weight control is essential for warding off a variety of chronic diseases. This class discusses and demonstrates dishes that may hep you to lose or gain weight as needed. This class is important for everyone, no mater what their current weight.
October 22nd: Foods and Breast Cancer Survival - Studies show greater cancer protection when at least five vegetable and fruit serings are consumed daily. Anyone with cancer will benefit from the principals shared in this class.
November 20th - Foods and Prostate Cancer Survival - Men who consumed more milk had a increased risk of prostate cancer. Lycopene has proved beneficial for prostate cancer risk and prevention. This powerful conclusion to the series has other information intended for everyone.
St. Vincent’s Integrative Survivorship Program, co-sponsored by SWIM Across the Sound and the Cancer Project.