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Insights Into Cancer – October 13, 2015

Nutrition and Cancer

Presented by Carolyn Katzin, MS, CNS, MNT

About the Lecture

Carolyn Katzin, MS, CNS, Oncology Specialist, Simms/Mann – UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology discusses how to improve your wellbeing during and after a diagnosis of cancer. Antioxidants, Anti-inflammatories and Anticarcinogens or the 3 A’s of healthy nutrition are how she will frame the presentation. The 3 A’s describe how accurate DNA integrity even after a cancer diagnosis may be enhanced. She will describe how foods rich in these bioactives support health and wellbeing. She will also discuss how to select and integrate these foods and how to support wellness in a consistent manner despite health challenges.

About the Speaker

Carolyn Katzin, MS, CNS, MNT has 25 years of experience working in the field of oncology and nutrition. She received a Master of Science in Public Health in Nutritional Science from UCLA. She has extensive knowledge and experience counseling patients around wellness, nutrition, and physical activity as well as a wonderful understanding of the complex needs of patients with cancer. She has a long history of providing consultative educational sessions with patients on nutrition, supplements and how to improve one’s wellness while getting cancer treatment and beyond. She has also worked with individuals in developing healthy diet and lifestyle for cancer prevention. She is caring and compassionate in her care of patients and their families. Carolyn Katzin has written two books, The Cancer Nutrition Handbook and The Everything Cancer-Fighting Cookbook. She has been a member of the American Cancer Society National Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer Control Committee and co-Chair of the California Division Board of Directors Nominating and Development Committee.

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