Hot Topics in Cancer Nutrition: Sugar, Soy and Flax
HOT TOPICS IN CANCER NUTRITION: SUGAR, SOY AND FLAX
Whether you work in cancer or not, people are going to ask you about these three hot topics in cancer nutrition. There are many cancer patients who are deathly afraid of soy, sugar and flax, but are these fears warranted? What does the latest research say about these three hot topics? Tune in, while Jean LaMantia, reviews the latest research and gives you the tools to discuss these topics with confidence.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • State at least 2 pathways connecting sugar and cancer.


  • Describe the mechanism by which soy may protect against cancer.


  • Discuss the pros and cons of flax for cancer.
Live Event Date: Mar 15, 2022
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.2.6, 6.2.3, 6.5.2
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: 1 Site Credit

About the Presenter: Jean LaMantia, BASc, RD
Jean LaMantia

Jean LaMantia is a registered dietitian, cancer survivor and author of three books on the topics of cancer, lymphedema and intermittent fasting. She is also the creator of the Lymphedema Nutrition School – an online program to help individuals living with lymphedema. She will be launching the professional version of the program this year so that dietitians can acquire the skills and confidence they need to help their patients with lymphedema. She lives in Toronto, Canada where she has a virtual private practice You can find out more about Jean and read her Cancer Bites blog at www.jeanlamantia.com.

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