Fitness & Nutrition

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Fitness & Nutrition 2016-09-07T08:20:05+00:00

Fitness & Nutrition for Cancer Survivors

About Herbs, Botanicals, and Other Products
This website, from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, provides up-to-date, evidence-based information on herbs, botanicals, and other dietary supplements.

American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association is a national professional organization with a goal of fostering advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement of the physical health and functional abilities of members of the public.

Aspen Cancer Survivor Center
The Center’s mission is to optimize the quality of life of cancer survivors. It provides scientifically-based fitness programming, nutritional guidance, mental health services and one-on-one coaching in a caring, personal, and professional environment.

Cancer Lifeline
Cancer Lifeline provides emotional support, resources, educational classes and exercise programs designed to support people in all stages of the cancer process, welcoming patients, survivors, their families, friends, co-workers, and caregivers.

Cancer RD
This website is written by a dietitian who is a 3-time cancer survivor. It provides great suggestions for healthy eating, along with meal ideas and menus. Check out the frequently asked questions section for lots of great info!

Team Survivor
Team Survivor provides group exercise and support programs for women with a present or past diagnosis of cancer. Women of all ages and fitness levels and in all stages of cancer treatment and recovery are welcome. Team Survivor is open to women who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer.

The Cancer Project
The Cancer Project advances cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research. The Cancer Project’s hands-on nutrition classes have become incredibly popular, helping cancer survivors and their families learn new tastes and easy food preparation skills.

The Inner Cook
The Inner Cook is a company consisting of a group of dedicated professionals in the culinary arts who want to spread the word that eating nourishingly scrumptious meals is within the grasp of cancer survivors. Through the Inner Cook, chef Rebecca Katz teaches creative culinary solutions to people navigating the after effects of cancer treatments. Rebecca is the Executive Chef for The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine and CancerGuides® Professional Training Programs, which attracts the country’s top cancer wellness physicians, nurses, social workers, and researchers.

The American Institute for Cancer Research
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the nation’s leading charity in the field of nutrition, physical activity and weight management as it relates to cancer prevention and survivorship. This website has up-to-date info on how nutrition impacts cancer. It also provides great recipes and many free publications.