Danbury Hospital’s Praxair Cancer Center Sponsors Food for Life Cancer Project’s Cooking and Nutrition Classes at Ann’s Place

Western Connecticut Health Network
Food For Life Cancer Project
DANBURY, Connecticut – April 18, 2016 - The Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital will sponsor the Food for Life Cancer Project’s cooking and nutrition classes at Ann’s Place, 80 Saw Mill Road in Danbury. The series of four classes are free for cancer patients and anyone interested in learning about healthy living and cancer prevention. Attendance at all four classes is strongly recommended and intended for people age 18 and older.

The Food for Life classes offer a unique opportunity to acquire knowledge about the link between diet and our health, experience the benefits of plant-based nutrition, and learn about the practical cooking skills needed to help you on your journey to better health. Participants will also enjoy a cooking demonstration and taste delicious, healthful dishes. Books and DVDs will be available for purchase.

The Food for Life Cancer Project’s cooking and nutrition classes take place on Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19, and 26, from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Classes focus on the following topics: Introduction to How Foods Fight Cancer; Fueling Up on Low-Fat; High Fiber Foods, Discovering Dairy and Meat Alternatives; and Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Healthy Weight Control.

Registration is required. To RSVP, please call Maureen Gianni at 203-739-6988.