Nutrition During Proton Therapy For Kids

Posted April 3rd, 2017

This webinar, presented by Karen Wagner, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, provides an overview of nutrition issues and intervention strategies for children undergoing proton therapy.   Karen Wagner is a registered dietician who specializes in nutrition support and education for cancer patients.    


The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer

Posted March 27th, 2017

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, […]


Protein Requirements for Cancer Patients

Posted August 2nd, 2016

In this webinar, Katrina VB. Claghorn, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores the usefulness of protein in a cancer patient’s diet. Katrina Claghorn is an Advanced Practice Clinical Dietitian Specialist at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. She […]


What should I eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Posted June 7th, 2016

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits for breast cancer survivors including information about the Mediterranean diet and phytochemicals.   Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment […]


Smoothies for All Occasions

Posted May 24th, 2016

Introduction This webinar, presented by Audrey Caspar-Clark, M.A., R.D., L.D.N., C.S.O., teaches you how to create a nutritional smoothie. About the Presenter Audrey Caspar-Clark, M.A., R.D., L.D.N, C.S.O., received her M.A. in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University in 2009 and her B. S. in Nutrition from Immaculata University in 2000.  She holds an active certification as a […]


Cancer Fighters in Your Food

Posted September 10th, 2015

Foods that we eat play a role in the risk of developing cancer. Learn about Cancer fighters in your food.


Nutrition Nuggets Hummus Recipe

Nutrition Nuggets Recipe: Hummus

Posted March 9th, 2015

This homemade hummus recipe tastes fresher than anything you’d buy in the store and is super easy to make. Hummus is packed full of good nutrients like fiber, protein, folate, manganese, iron and “good fats” (monounsaturated & polysaturated).


Warm Up With Warm Spice Recipes: Cranberry, Chocolate, Ginger Cookies

Posted October 23rd, 2014

Cranberry, Chocolate, Ginger Cookies – As the days get chillier, warm up with one of our warm spice recipes.


Warm Up With Warm Spice Recipes: Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Recipe – As the days get chillier, warm up with one of our warm spice recipes.


Warm Up With Warm Spice Recipes: Warming Ginger Tea

Ginger is a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory agent, and has some anti-nausea properties, as well. Make this easy great ginger tea.