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Food for Life: Cancer Project
The Power of Food for Cancer Prevention and Survival

Certain diet patterns seem to have a major effect in helping cancer survivors to live longer, healthier lives. Numerous studies have shown that a diet built from plant foods offers the most cancer-fighting protection of any diet plan. Reviews by the American Institute for Cancer Research showed that as much as 40% of cancer risk may be related to diet.  This is your opportunity to acquire knowledge about the link between diet and cancer, experience the benefits of plant-based nutrition, and learn the practical cooking skills needed to help you on your journey to better health. In our classes, attendees do all of this while enjoying a cooking demonstration and tasting delicious, healthful dishes.


  • 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

  • Foods and Breast Cancer Survival

  • Foods and Prostate Cancer Survival

Nutrition and Cooking Education

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