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Diet & Nutrition

Learn about the effects of diet, lifestyle, and surgical menopause on cancer risk and quality-of-life for people with HBOC.

Related Force Information

Nutrition and Supplements
May 11 , 2011: free, on-demand webinar presented by Sally Scroggs, RD, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. This session reviewed the latest information on nutritional supplements including the latest recommendations for Vitamin D and calcium.

How Do I Get Motivated? Changing your lifestyle and diet
January 11, 2011: free on-demand webinar. Bob Wright from Hilton Head Health discusses how small differences in eating and exercise habits can lead to big changes in health and well-being, how to plan out your weight loss strategy and incorporate it into a busy life.

Diet & Other Lifestyle Factors in Hereditary Cancers
Joining FORCEs Newsletter Fall 2006 article which recaps this presentation at our annual conference.

Books

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think
By Brian Wansink, PhD
Explains the factors that prompt us to eat when we’re not hungry and how to control eating habits.

Other Websites

The New American Plate
Brochure by the American Institute of Cancer Research which emphasizes the kinds of foods that can significantly reduce our risk for disease. It also shows how to enjoy all foods in sensible portions.