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Foods for Cancer Prevention & Survival

Certain diet patterns seem to have a major effect in helping people diagnosed with cancer to live longer, healthier lives. The National Cancer Institute research shows that as much as 50 percent of cancer risk may be related to diet. In this class, you will learn about the right food choices that can help reduce the risk of developing cancer as well as overcome the disease after it has been diagnosed. 

Understand how to prepare cancer-fighting meals loaded with antioxidants and phytochemicals, high-fiber and low-fat foods, and healthy dairy alternatives. The series also provides information on planning meals and maintaining a healthy weight.

Each class features a cooking demonstration of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with handouts of easy and affordable recipes participants can prepare at home. 

Topics Include:

  • Introduction to How Foods Fight Cancer

  • Fueling Up on Low-Fat, High-Fiber Foods

  • Favoring Fiber

  • Discovering Dairy Alternatives

  • Replacing Meat

  • Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Immune-Boosting Foods

  • Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Supplemental classes*

  • Foods and Breast Cancer Survival

  • Foods and Prostate Cancer Survival

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This material can be presented as a four-session or seven session course. Supplemental classes may be added for an additional fee.

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