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Food for Life: Cancer Project

43.0831301, -73.7845651


Planted Platter
Online class via Zoom
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
United States


Class Dates

Discovering Dairy Alternatives
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM


In Discovering Dairy Alternatives, you will learn about the wonderful benefits of avoiding dairy products as well as an array of possible dairy product alternatives that provide ample calcium and other nutrients for a healthful diet. Learn how dairy consumption results in a rise in the amount of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) in the bloodstream, the elevation of which is a catalyst for the growth of breast and prostate cancer cells. Find out how dairy products can interfere with other important nutrients being utilized by the body.

This class will offer you the following benefits:

  • Supportive group discussions about how to include delicious plant-based meals in your busy lifestyle
  • Informative handouts with plant-based nutrition tips for additional learning
  • Short, fact-based video segment presented by medical and nutrition experts from the Physicians Committee
  • Recipe demonstrations using inexpensive, wholesome, plant-based ingredients, with a copy of the recipes for you to try at home
  • Practical suggestions on replacing meat, dairy, and other animal products with tasty, plant-based ingredients
  • Tips for preparing healthy, low-cost vegan (plant-based) meals at home
  • Question/answer time

Register Online

Your instructor: Deborah Czech