Sentara Workshop to Offer Suggestions on Smart Food Choices
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 22, 2012)
– Learning how to eat the right foods can make a difference in your health and fight off cancer.
Some foods actually increase your risk of cancer, while others support your body and strengthen your immune system. By making smart food choices, you can protect your health, feel better, and boost your ability fight off disease.
Learn more about healthy food choices to prevent color rectal cancer at an upcoming free workshop.
What: Eating Right for Colorectal Cancer Prevention.
When: 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012
Who: Shaye Arluk, MS, RD, HFI
Where: Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Health Education Center
Map and Directions
Registration information: 1-800-SENTARA
Much of the recent research points toward the benefit of whole foods and a healthy plant-based diet high in fiber. No one nutrient or food appears to be most important for reducing colon cancer risk, instead it’s the combination of the thousands of healthy nutrients found in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, beans, peas, nuts and seeds working together that appear to best protect us against colorectal cancer.
Sign up for the workshop to find out more about this topic. For more information, please contact Kerry Clay, Community Health Educator for the Coastal Cancer Center at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, at (757) 395-8686.
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