Pros and Cons of Popular Diets for Cancer
PROS AND CONS OF POPULAR DIETS FOR CANCER: ARMING DIETITIANS WITH ANSWERS
We all know someone with cancer...and despite our nutrition degrees we may sometimes wonder about the merits of these popularly promoted diets. How do you answer your clients, family or friends when they ask you what you think of juicing, the Alkaline diet, Gerson therapy and others? Are there merits to these diets? Can you believe the internet testimonials? How do you address your concerns without alienating your client and driving them into the offices of alternative and questionable health practitioners? Join us for this sobering presentation as Jean LaMantia, an experienced oncology dietitian, will share her approach with you as well as her research on popular diets promoted for cancer.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Name at least 4 popular diets promoting as cancer treatments or cures.


  • Be able to state at least 2 pros and cons of each diet.


  • Feel confident that they can field client questions about these diets without alienating them.


  • Be aware of research that has tested the merits of these diets.
Live Webinar Date: Dec 19, 2019   (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST)
Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 5150, 1070, 6070, 5420
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 8.1.2, 8.3.6
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18

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

Jean LaMantia is a registered dietitian, cancer survivor, author of the newly released book The Complete Lymphedema Management & Nutrition Guide. She is also the best selling author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook and creator of the Cancer Risk Reduction Guide.

She helps her clients achieve their goals with personalized nutrition counselling, she is a popular public speaker, and she writes a well-read blog called Cancer Bites which she hosts on her website jeanlamantia.com.