Nutrition Programs

Nutrition Programs

Breast Cancer & Nutrition

In this program you will increase your knowledge related to the role of nutrition and breast cancer. Suggestions for dietary changes to help in the prevention and/or recurrence of breast cancer are covered. Other topics include the impacts of healthy eating and weight, supplements, alcohol, physical activity, phytoestrogens, organic foods, calcium and Vitamin D.

Register online or call 519-742-4673 to RSVP your space.Only those who have been a patient or have a family member at GRRCC can be registered at this time.

GRRCC: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Jan 17
Feb 21
Mar 21
Apr 18

Healthy Cooking

This is a six week interactive program that promotes fun through participatory food preparation. Nutritional and educational information is shared by our registered dietitian on how to handle cancer related eating challenges and what to eat during treatment. You will share the food prepared by your class. A family member or caregiver is welcome to register and attend with you.

Register online or call 519-742-4673 to RSVP your space.

Waterloo: Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Feb 26
Mar 5, 12, 19 & 26
Apr 2

Cancer Survivors Take Back Control - NEW!

In this 4-week group series registered dietitian, cancer survivor and author, Jean LaMantia, addresses the nutrition and lifestyle strategies to help cancer patients reduce their risk of recurrence and allow them to feel that they are doing everything they can to be cancer free. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Nutrition and lifestyle tools to reduce recurrence risk
  • Craving and mindless eating
  • Foods and nutrients that
    • Support the immune system
    • Reduce chronic inflammation
    • Act on cancer cells directly
  • Implementing exercise for lifelong enjoyment

Waterloo: Mondays, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Apr 9, 16, 23 & 30

Nutritional Grocery Store Tour for Healthy Eating

Come join the registered in-store dietitian at the Zehrs Laurentian and Conestoga Mall locations for a food tour that will empower you to make healthier choices including eating solutions to deal with cancer side effects. Registration required.

Register online or call 519-742-4673 or 888-680-4673 to RSVP your space.

Kitchener: Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Zehrs Laurentian)
Jan 31
Mar 28

Waterloo: Wednesday, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. (Zehrs Conestoga Mall)
Feb 21
Apr 11

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