How to Eat / Past Webinars • Breast Cancer Foundation NZ


Past Webinar

How to Eat

This webinar looks at all things food, with our expert panel aiming to provide clear advice on eating well with breast cancer, how to manage side effects like nausea that come with treatment, as well as busting some common diet myths along the way

From Keto to kale, paleo to processed foods, to intermittent fasting and quitting sugar, knowing how, what and when to eat can be tricky at the best of times, let alone whilst trying to navigate a breast cancer diagnosis.

This webinar aims to provide you with clear nutritional advice for the challenges that come with breast cancer treatment, as well as busting some of the most common myths.

Meet your panel

Sarah-Jane Cooper, diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2019, found the constant conversations around diet confusing and overwhelming. From being told to drink celery juice every day to cutting out pasta, she tells us about the messages, her journey and how she found a way to manage her health and her happiness.

Auckland-based dietitian prescriber Adeline Wong provides some tips and tricks to cope with the most common side effects from treatment, including nausea, mouth sores and poor appetite, as well as what sorts of food are best to eat.

University of Auckland nutritionist Dr Kathryn Bradbury talks about the science behind the role of diet in cancer prevention and recovery and busts some myths along the way.

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