Nutrition

nutrition and healthy eating Llndsay Coleman, dietitianNutrition plays a vital role in the treatment of cancer. A healthy diet can help patients maintain proper digestive health, prevent malnutrition and remain strong during their treatments. Lancaster Cancer Center understands the importance nutrition plays in a patient’s recovery, which is why we offer an on-site dietitian to provide nutritional support throughout treatment.

Lindsay Coleman, RD is a registered dietitian who provides medical nutrition therapy for patients undergoing chemotherapy. She helps patients develop dietary strategies to prevent side effects from chemotherapy and supports patients after their treatment to reach and maintain healthy lifestyle goals. Lindsay also advises patients on which nutritional supplements should be incorporated into their health plan.

Contact:
Lindsay Coleman, RD
lcoleman@lancastercancercenter.com
717-291-1313 ext.102

 

Helpful Websites:

www.nccih.nih.gov

www.cancerdietitian.com

www.rebeccakatz.com/the-cancer-fighting-kitchen

www.oncologynutrition.org/erfc

www.jeanlamantia.com/cancer-bites-blog

www.thegoodcalorie.com/cancer

 


Dishes 2 Nourish (D2N)

FREE to the community, Dishes 2 Nourish (D2N) offers cooking demonstrations on a wide-range of nutritional topics in the Lancaster Cancer Center dining commons. Participants can sample the prepared entrees during the class and receive a copy of the recipes to cook at home. Lindsay is also available to answer any dietary questions and how they relate to cancer.

Call Lindsay Coleman at 717-291-1313 ext. 102 to register

Sign up for upcoming classes in nutritional cooking :

“Unwrap the Truth: Protein”
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 10 to 11 a.m.
 –  Protein – in the food industry it is now in pasta, drinks, and other places where you might not normally expect to find it. What even is protein? Why do we need it and how much do we need? Is all protein the same? Join D2N for this month’s class to learn the answers to these questions and more. There will be a cooking demonstration, a presentation of answers to frequently asked questions, and a time for Q&A. FREE. Held at Lancaster Cancer Center, 1858 Charter Lane, Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster. Seating is limited. Registration required. To learn more or to register, call 717-291-1313 ext. 102 or email lcoleman@lancastercancercenter.com.

“Unwrap the Truth: Sodium”
Thursday, May 10th, 10-11 a.m.
 –  Has your physician advised you to “watch the salt?” Do high blood pressure or heart failure run in your family? Are you interested in finding other healthy ways to season your food? Join D2N to learn about how much sodium we need, and helpful tips to keep it in check without sacrificing flavor. The cooking portion of this class will feature samples of dishes seasoned with low-sodium seasoning blends that you can make at home or find in your local grocery store. There will be a cooking demonstration, a presentation of answers to frequently asked questions, and a time for Q&A. FREE. Held at Lancaster Cancer Center, 1858 Charter Lane, Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster. Seating is limited. Registration required. To learn more or to register, call 717-291-1313 ext. 102 or email lcoleman@lancastercancercenter.com.

“Eating Healthy on Vacation”
Thursday, June 14th, 10-11 a.m.
 –  Cruises, road trips, and vacations at the beach can surround you with pressures and temptations to indulge. Come join us for a special D2N class focused on how to prioritize what matters to you while on vacation, how to stick with your goals, and when to treat yourself. The cooking portion of this class will feature samples of two portable healthy recipes: a beach-friendly meal and a road trip-friendly snack. There will be a cooking demonstration, a presentation of answers to frequently asked questions, and a time for Q&A. FREE. Held at Lancaster Cancer Center, 1858 Charter Lane, Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster. Seating is limited. Registration required. To learn more or to register, call 717-291-1313 ext. 102 or email lcoleman@lancastercancercenter.com.

“Local Produce and Farmers Markets”
Thursday, July 12th, 10-11 a.m.
 –  In Lancaster County, we are blessed with an abundance of local produce in the summertime! This month in D2N we will feature fresh fruits and vegetables that you can find in your local market and budget-friendly tips for preparing and saving your bounty. The cooking portion of this class will feature samples of easy, healthy dishes made with fresh and seasonal produce. There will be a cooking demonstration, a presentation of answers to frequently asked questions, and a time for Q&A. FREE. Held at Lancaster Cancer Center, 1858 Charter Lane, Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster. Seating is limited. Registration required. To learn more or to register, call 717-291-1313 ext. 102 or email lcoleman@lancastercancercenter.com.

Location: The Lancaster Cancer Center dinning commons.