Nutrition

While no single food or nutrient is the cause or cure for cancer, nutrition plays an important role in all aspects of health. At The Gathering Place, we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help educate and address nutritional concerns of cancer survivors and their support team.

Nutrition
September 29th at 6:00 pm

Through evidence-based research, the American Institute of Cancer Research has developed recommendations on lifestyle behaviors for cancer prevention and cancer survivorship. Review how you can put AICR recommendations into action through programming and support at The Gathering Place now and next quarter when The Gathering Place offers a passport program. Join to learn more. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Exercise
November 15th at 12:30 pm

Exercise and nutrition are two components of a healthy lifestyle that can also be used as tools to help manage stress. Presenters: Stephen Cerne NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET, Stephanie Hopkins MS, RDN, LD

Nutrition
November 17th at 6:00 pm

Food is powerful–not only to nourish our bodies but also as a way to celebrate holidays and show gratitude. Join our panelists as they share their favorite holiday recipes from different holidays. Presenters: Kris Austin, MSEd, LSW, Gulnar Feerasta, MSSA, MNO, Ellen Heyman, MSN, RN, Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD & Patricia Tousel

Nutrition
December 1st at 6:00 pm

It is hard to sift through the overwhelming amount of nutrition information online for trustworthy data and facts with what seems like so many contrary opinions and messages. Join this presentation to empower yourself to become a critical nutrition reader. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Nutrition
October 6th at 6:00 pm

Join others bi-weekly to accomplish the Healthy 10 Challenge: a free, 10-week online program offered by the American Institute of Cancer Research to improve diet, nutrition, physical activity, and weight. The Healthy 10 Challenge focuses on lifestyle behaviors to help lower cancer risk, promote survivorship, and better overall health. The program started on August 18. Please click Register below to contact Stephanie Hopkins for late registrations.

Nutrition
December 8th at 6:00 pm

Snacks are a great way to boost nutrition throughout the day when made using a variety of healthful ingredients. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Nutrition

Join The Gathering Place and InMotion for a talk on nutrition. The Gathering Place's dietitian, Stephanie Hopkins, will discuss plant-based nutrition and how diet can be used as a tool to help manage chronic diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease and cancer. The presentation will conclude with a cooking demonstration before opening for questions and answers.

Nutrition
September 22nd at 6:00 pm

If cooking feels like a challenge during or after treatment, turn to your slow cooker/Instapot/or crockpot as a tool to make the cooking process no fuss. Tune in to review balanced and nutritious meals you and the whole family will enjoy all that can be made in a slow cooker.

Nutrition

The “New American Plate” is the recommended eating model by the American Institute of Cancer Research. The New American Plate is made up of 2/3 plant foods and 1/3 animal protein. In this cooking class, learn about a plant-based or plant-forward lifestyle and how to create side dishes to share as new recipes in the season of Thanksgiving and other holiday gatherings. Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Nutrition
December 6th at 12:30 pm

This program details the most simple and effective technique to attain your exercise goals. Presenter: Stephen Cerne BS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM/ACS-CET