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6 - Superfoods, Supplements and CBD

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

Release Date: 12/10/2019

14 - Food Safety and Cancer show art 14 - Food Safety and Cancer

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

Today's topic is Food Safety and Cancer. This is a webinar that I presented a few days ago. It’s almost an hour of talk about food safety, which is a topic that has more recently seen a lot of interest.

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode we’re talking about the emotional effects of cancer with Dr. Richard McQuellon, Director of Psychosocial Oncology at WFBH's Cancer Patient Support Program.

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode we’re talking about survivorship with Kristin Houston, PA & Dr. Stacy Wentworth of Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Survivorship Clinic in Winston-Salem, NC. They walk us through recommendations regarding follow up medical treatment, treating common side effects, and the mental challenges that come with transitioning into post-treatment life.

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode we’re discussing diagnosis & treatment of colon cancer with Joyce Fenstermaker, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at WFBH Comprehensive Cancer Center, about the colon cancer screening and treatment process and coping with the anxiety that comes with a diagnosis.

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10 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer show art 10 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode of the Cancer Dietitian Podcast we’re talking with Thuy Vu, a Genetic Counselor at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center in Winston-Salem, NC, about how genetics can affect your probability of developing colon cancer and preventative measures you can take to help stay cancer-free.

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9 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer show art 9 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode of The Cancer Dietitian Podcast we’re talking about evidence-based guidelines regarding nutrition and physical activity when it comes to colon cancer.

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8 - Colonoscopy 101 and Prep Tips show art 8 - Colonoscopy 101 and Prep Tips

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

On this episode of the Cancer Dietitian Podcast, I’m talking with Scott Cornella, MD of Gastroenterology Associates of the Piedmont about colon cancer screening recommendations.

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

If you’re tired of wondering what you should and should not be eating as a cancer survivor, caregiver or someone interested in risk reduction, then this episode is for you!

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6 - Superfoods, Supplements and CBD show art 6 - Superfoods, Supplements and CBD

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

Today’s topic is “superfoods”, supplements and CBD. It might seem like a strange combination, but I find that sales tactics and marketing efforts for all three are very similar, and play on some misunderstandings that most people have about nutrition, how our bodies work, and what the current evidence shows.

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The Cancer Dietitian Podcast

GMOs are a HEATED topic these days. But it doesn't have to be!  Grab a coffee, or a beer, and have a listen as Julie does her best to explain what GMOs are and what the current evidence is regarding their effects on our health and the environment. All in 25 minutes, of course!  In typical "Julie style", this episode is full of the practical, evidence-based nutrition information that you crave. With none of the sensationalism, guilt or pseudoscience. Get your info from the expert!

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Today’s topic is “superfoods”, supplements and CBD. It might seem like a strange combination, but I find that sales tactics and marketing efforts for all three are very similar, and play on some misunderstandings that most people have about nutrition, how our bodies work, and what the current evidence shows.

To be honest, this topic was just going to be about the idea of superfoods, but with all the CBD craziness, I had an oncologist almost beg me to talk about CBD. So… I decided to throw it in with this one!

In typical “Julie style”, this episode is full of the practical, evidence-based nutrition information that you crave, with none of the sensationalism, guilt or pseudoscience. Get your info from the expert! 

Julie’s articles on this topic –

The Truth about Turmeric, Spices & Cancer

Should I Avoid Antioxidants During Cancer Treatment?

Should I Take A Multivitamin? The Science on Multivitamins

Are They A Quack? Nutrition Information: Who To Trust?

Other helpful links!

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).

Nutrients recommended by the National Academy of Sciences at the levels recommended.

American Institute for Cancer Research page on Supplements and Cancer

https://www.aicr.org/patients-survivors/healthy-or-harmful/supplements.html  

CSPI Webinar - Multivitamins: insurance or a waste of money? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWbeRFokYcM

MD Anderson Cancer Center: CBD oil and cancer: 9 things to know