By Sharon Day
Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
The holidays often mean food, food and more food! Although the dishes are delicious, they aren’t always great for overall health and wellness. Here are some tips to make Thanksgiving dinner a little healthier:
*Incorporate a morning or afternoon walk as a new tradition.
*Use a smaller-sized plate. You’ll serve yourself smaller portions.
*Don’t listen to mom’s advice, engage in a lot of conversation. This will keep you eating slowly and feel fuller faster.
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About Sharon Day
As Chief of the Division of Nutrition for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and Director of Integrative Services at CTCA® in Phoenix, Sharon Day oversees a team of clinical oncology dietitians. Together, they provide nutrition support and counseling to patients using a proactive approach. Day is a registered dietitian with national credentials in metabolic nutrition support. She has expertise in the nutritional management of patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy and stem cell transplantation.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. Stay up to date on all things CTCA! Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube or call 1-800-227-3207 for more information.