Nutrition For Cancer Survivors

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survivorsMitchell SuDock, one of Long Island’s top chefs and the co-owner of Mitch & Toni’s in Albertson, is joining forces with nutritionist Hillary Sachs for a presentation on healthy foods you should be eating and can prepare at home.

The event will be held on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m., at Adelphi University in Garden City.

Sachs, a dietician at the Monter Cancer Center and NSLIJ Department of Radiation Medicine, uses evidenced based information to help patients minimize treatment related side effects and to guide survivors towards health and wellness. She has worked with Food Network star Ellie Kreieger, developing recipes for the show Healthy Appetite.

SuDock has embraced the farm-to-table approach at his restaurant. He is an honors graduated of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked at some of Manhattan’s most acclaimed restaurants such as Russian Tea Room and the Gotham Bar and Grill and under top chefs that include Tom Colicchio, Bill Telepan and Guy Reuge.

Together the two will explain how participants can implement the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) recommendations for cancer prevention and survival, choosing the right kinds of foods to build the healthy plate. Participants will learn about he importance of thinking and buying local and be offered tips for menu planning and preparation.

The presentation will include a chef’s demonstration and tasting of healthy foods that you can prepare at home.

The 2014 Educational Forum Series is sponsored by a grant from the Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer.

Seating is limited and pre-registration is required before April 25. To register, call 516-877-4325.

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Joe Scotchie is the editor of both The Roslyn News and New Hyde Park Illustrated News. In 2009, he won a New York State Press Association award for a sports feature. Joseph Scotchie’s past publications include biographies of Thomas Wolfe and Richard Weaver and a comprehensive history of the city of Asheville, North Carolina.

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