NOURISHING THE CANCER PATIENT: A FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO SUPPORTING THE MIND AND BODY
Have you ever wondered why patients with a positive attitude and outlook are often better able to tolerate their cancer treatment? Research shows the mind is a powerful force in healing and in fact, actual physiologic changes can be prompted with thoughts. From a dietary perspective, whole, nutrient dense foods can reduce inflammation and heal damaged cells to promote restoration from debilitating cancer therapies. Join Certified Specialist in Oncology and Functional Medicine Dietitian Lindsay Malone as she reviews strategies for nourishing the whole cancer patient beyond adding extra calories and protein. Attendees will be prepared to empower patients to take an active role in their cancer treatment, recovery and long term wellness.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Understand the role of positive mindset and stress management in cancer treatment and survivorship.
Support patients with encouragement, strategies and resources to take care of their mind and manage stress.
Identify key components of a nutrient dense, anti inflammatory eating plan for the patient including: Food Quality, Superfoods, Foods to Avoid, Glycemic Impact.
Identify natural remedies for symptom management.
Guide patients in sound decision making regarding dietary supplements and popular diets.
About the Presenter: Lindsay Malone, MS, RDN, CSO, LD
Lindsay Malone, MS, RDN, CSO, LD, is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in oncology. Lindsay holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration for Xavier University and Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University. She currently practices at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and is owner of Lindsay Malone Consulting, where she partners with patients, caregivers and organizations dedicated to cancer prevention and survivorship. In this capacity she works to share her nutrition knowledge as a writer, editor, public speaker and educator. Lindsay's passion for nutrition and wellness is rooted in her belief that food truly is the best medicine.