Rebecca is a nationally recognized expert on the role of food and nutrition during cancer treatment and beyond. She has a Masters of Science degree in Health and Nutrition Education, and is the executive chef for The Center For Mind-Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine Program. She is visiting chef and nutrition educator at Commonweal’s Cancer Help Program in Bolinas, California. In addition, Rebecca has lectured at Stanford’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and John Hopkins Medical Institution.
The Cancer Fighting Kitchen is a beautifully written and illustrated cookbook that is filled with information and recipes utilizing ingredients rich in nutrients that are essential during treatment. There is a special section that addresses managing side effects of treatment, such as nausea, fatigue and neutropenia. Rebecca's recipes are inspiring and nourishing.
In her lecture, Rebecca will discuss how specific properties in foods benefit the body, boost immunity, fight inflammation, and optimize treatment and health. She will teach caregivers and friends how to help loved ones eat well during treatment, including advice on how to overcome taste and appetite changes.
The Cancer Fighting Kitchen lecture is for those that have cancer, their family members, caregivers, friends, medical professionals and everyone interested in optimizing health through nutrition.
Rebecca Katz is a lively educator with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Her work is born out of her love for people and the desire to bring nourishment. Go to www.youtube.com and type in Rebecca Katz, Cancer Fighting Kitchen, to get a glimpse of Rebecca’s wisdom, enthusiasm and compassion.
This lecture is offered FREE OF CHARGE and is brought to you by The Caring Place, a non-profit organization in Las Vegas that is dedicated to easing the journey of those touched by cancer. Please RSVP by calling The Caring Place at (702) 871-7333.
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