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Eating Patterns to Lower Cancer Risk:
More than One Route to a Plant-Based Diet

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Presented October 29, 2013
by Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN and Sharon Palmer, RD

Program Description

A predominantly plant-based diet is one of the key elements in recommendations to reduce cancer risk. Multiple ways to achieve this have been identified. In this webinar, we will explore several different patterns: the research behind them and ways that they can be used or adapted to make it easier for people to find a diet to lower cancer risk that works for them as a long-term healthy lifestyle.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify, compare and contrast several different predominantly plant-based eating patterns.
  2. Explain current research findings regarding each of these patterns and the potential to reduce cancer risk.
  3. Describe practical steps for making various cancer-protective eating patterns practical and enjoyable.
  4. Translate lessons learned from different eating patterns to steps that can be applied to any eating pattern to enhance its healthfulness and flavor.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits:

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) has approved the AICR to provide 1.5 (Level 2) CPE credit hours for this activity. Each participant will need to view the entire webinar to receive CPE credits. Each participant will be directed to a link for the evaluation. Upon successful completion of evaluation, each participant will be able to print the CPE certificate.

PDP Suggested Learning Needs Codes:

  • 2000 (Science of food and nutrition)
  • 4000 (Wellness and public health)
  • 4040 (Disease prevention)
  • 5150 (MNT cancer)

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Funded in part by an educational
grant from:

the California Walnut Commission

California Walnut Commission


Sharon Palmer, RDN
Sharon Palmer, RDN
Author of The Plant Powered Diet
Editor of Environmental Nutrition

Recipes from Sharon Palmer, RD (PDF)

Karen Collins

Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN
Nutrition Advisor to AICR

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