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Oncology Support Services Nutrition Workshops

Monthly Nutrition Workshops
Learn how you can boost your body’s natural defenses against disease and support your recovery by eating delicious, nutritious foods. Get answers to your questions about healthy eating. Practical support in the form of recipes, handouts, and articles will be provided. In addition to their educational content, our workshops provide an engaging forum for participants to support each other and exchange ideas.

Sept 9: Health Starts in the Gut. You aren’t just what you eat; you are what you can digest and absorb! Find out how you can optimize your digestion and absorption (particularly important if you’re trying to gain weight). Also, tips for easing some of the GI side-effects of cancer treatment.

Oct 14: Feeding Your Loved One: A guide for caregivers. Spouses, parents, children or friends often feel at a loss as to how best to support a person with cancer. This workshop offers practical suggestions to help support the care team of anyone with cancer.

Nov 11: Healthy Kitchen, Healthy Home. Some chemicals in our food and our environment are thought to increase our risk of cancer. Find out how you can lower the toxic load on your body by choosing clean food, safe cookware, mild cleaning chemicals, safe body care products, and cosmetics.

Dec 9: New Year’s Resolutions. At this workshop we will show you 10 ways you can use diet and lifestyle to reduce your cancer risk in 2020. We’ll also talk about how to adopt healthy new behaviors - and stick to them!

Facilitator: Conner Middelmann, a nutritionist and 18-year cancer survivor, is a passionate advocate of eating whole foods that aren't just healthy, but delicious, too. With her joyful and practical approach to nutrition, anchored in the Mediterranean diet, she shows cancer patients – current and former – and their caregivers simple, tasty ways to boost their nutritional health.

$10 per session, payable at the event (no charge for partners or caregivers.

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    Boulder Community Foothills Hospital

    Tebo Family Medical Building 4715 Arapahoe Ave.
    Boulder, CO 80303

    Price: $10.00

    Room: Community Room

    Registration Type: Other

    Registration Info: By email to connermid@gmail.com or text 720-289-1958.