What you can do to help prevent cancer

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When it comes to cancer prevention, it’s the little things that count. Small lifestyle changes can make a big difference.

Sue Gunnink, registered dietitian and board certified specialist in oncology nutrition at Spectrum Health Cancer Center, is here to discuss ways to reduce your overall risk for cancer through simple nutrition changes.

Healthy Eating for Cancer Prevention

  • Consume a healthy diet, with an emphasis on plant foods
  • Choose foods and beverages in amounts that help achieve and maintain a healthy weight
  • Limit processed meats and consumption of red meat
  • Limit sodium (salt) intake
  • Eat at least 2-3 cups of fruits each day
  • Eat at least 4-5 cups of vegetables each day

Eat Well, Live Well and Thrive!

  • Wednesday, April 11,  6pm – 8pm
  • Downtown Market, Grand Rapids
  • FREE and Open to the Public
  • Register: spectrumhealth.org/doctordialogue
  • or Call 616.267.2626, Option 4

Spectrum Health Nutrition Services

To learn more about Spectrum Health’s Nutrition Services or to schedule an appointment, call 616.391.1875.

Spectrum Health Cancer Center

If you have been diagnosed with cancer and would like a second opinion or consultation, please call 1.855.SHCANCER (855.742.2623)

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