Is There a Cancer and Eating Connection?
Date(s) - 12/12/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Everyday there are new tips introduced on what’s healthy and what’s not. “Don’t eat too much red meat it causes cancer!” “Eat red meat for increased protein”. If you follow food trends you may find yourself on a rollercoaster. Let’s get off the rollercoaster together in this month’s Cancer series webinar. We know one’s diet can have long-term effects on health and wellness, but are there really certain foods that can cause or exacerbate cancer in the body?
Marcella McCormack, Nutrition Manager at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, takes on this very controversial topic. Marcella will use her 40 years’ experience as a nutritionist and firsthand experience working with cancer patients and in researching this topic to share facts about the food and cancer connection. Squeeze in time on your calendar to join the session, you don’t want to miss it!
Session participants will learn about:
- Truth about the food and cancer connection
- What foods and beverages are believed to be linked to cancer
- How to eat enough of the right foods to minimize risk
- Ways to educate and inform employees about the importance of nutrition
About our speaker:
Clinical Nutrition Manager
The University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Marcella McCormack is the clinical nutrition manager at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. She has been a dietitian for over 40 years of which 20 was as a Naval Officer. Tours in the Navy included; working in partnership with the Bethesda Naval Hospital, also known as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland, the National Cancer Institute, also in Maryland, the Naval Health Medical Research Center in San Diego, and as a clinical dietitian and hospital food service director in Jacksonville, Norfolk and Guantanamo Bay Naval Hospitals. Marcella’s interests include teaching others about nutrition and how to use nutrition to improve their everyday lives.
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