Nutrition and You

How often do you think about what you eat? Is it healthy?  The Komen Orange County Affiliate Education Series: Be Aware & Take Charge of Your Breast Health has an upcoming seminar at Kaiser Permanente, “Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyle” presented by Pamela Honsberger, M.D.

You are invited to this free session on Thursday, July 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente, Irvine Medical Center, 5th floor, Conference room 2 & 3. To RSVP please email or call: (714) 796-2657/ Cheryl.a.vargo@kp.org

Whether you are a survivor, co-survivor, provider or advocate, this seminar will tell how proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle can help keep your body, mind, and spirits strong. There will also be discussion on how nutrition can support breast cancer treatment and manage side effects while providing healthy strategies for maintaining optimal quality of life and well-being.

For information about other seminars that will be offered in the series, go to www.komenoc.org.

To get started on the topic, there is information at the Komen national website. A recent study suggests that regular use of fish oil supplements may reduce the risk of breast cancer.  http://ww5.komen.org/KomenNewsArticle.aspx?id=6442452236

We know our diet affects our health in many ways, but how do meat and fat affect our risk of breast cancer? Find our more at http://ww5.komen.org/Research/KomenPerspectives.aspx by reading the Komen Perspectives article, Getting to the “Meat” of the Matter – How Does Diet Affect Breast Cancer?

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