Optimizing Your Nutrition: Facts and Myths

Nutrititution for transplant patients: Facts and Myths of diets.

In this video, you'll learn tricks to overcome common eating problems and find out whether popular diets are actually good for transplant survivors. Nutritionist Julie Lanford will discuss: 

  • Nutrition during treatment & beyond into survivorship
  • Typical American diet versus healthy survivor diet
  • GVHD Nutrition Tips
  • Food safety
  • Myths: are they true or false
  • Why eat a variety of plants, whole grains and legumes and limit red meat?
  • Whether or not supplements protect against cancer
  • Nutrients in food vs. a pill form
  • The role physical activity plays  and how much physical activity is enough
  • Eating when fatigued
  • How to eat despite nausea and vomiting and changes in taste and smell  
  • Helpful resources

This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.


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