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Food for Life: Cancer Project

36.0615332, -94.1649741

Fayetteville Public Library
401 W Mountain St
Fayetteville, AR 72703
United States

Class Dates

Introduction to How Foods Fight Cancer
Saturday, March 7, 2020 01:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Fueling Up on Low-Fat, High-Fiber Foods
Saturday, March 14, 2020 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

Discovering Dairy and Meat Alternatives
Saturday, March 21, 2020 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM

More than four decades ago, the United States declared a “war on cancer,” yet current statistics predict that during our lifetime, one in two men and one in three women will develop cancer. This amounts to 1.5 million people being diagnosed with cancer in the United States each year, and cancer causing nearly one-quarter of every death in America. Research has shown that more than one-third of all cancer deaths in the United States are due to poor diet, yet most are unaware of the connection. Faced with these startling statistics, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine developed the Food for Life: Cancer Project curriculum to offer a new direction in battling this disease. The Food for Life: Cancer Project classes include information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote or discourage cancer growth, along with demonstrations of simple recipes that can be easily recreated at home. The intended audience of the Food for Life: Cancer Project classes are cancer survivors and their family and friends as well as those looking to prevent the disease. These classes are not intended for individuals currently going through cancer treatment.  Each class features a video, discussion, and the opportunity to taste plant-based dishes, usually following a cooking demonstration.

Your instructor: Anastasia Strokova