Food for Life Nutrition & Cooking Classes: Cancer Prevention


Easy, delicious, full-flavor cooking that’s good for you!

Research suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans can help us prevent and survive cancer. Plant-based meals are also powerful allies for fighting Diabetes and Heart Disease.

Thinking of food as a medicine is a simple, delicious way to put yourself on the road to good health and to maintain a healthy weight.

  • Learn about the latest nutrition and cancer research
  • Discover simple-and-effective ways to incorporate healthy eating into your busy life.
  • Learn how the New Four Food Groups can improve your quality of life.
  • Meet others touched by cancer
  • Find out about antioxidants, phytochemicals, and other cancer-fighting compounds
  • Learn to cook healthy and delicious plant-based dishes.

This Spring’s Class

New Leaf Community Market, Westside - 1101 Fair Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA

  • Four Tuesdays starting April 26, 2011
  • 6 - 8 PM
  • 4 classes / ($250 value) only $90
  • Download flyer (pdf)
  • Register online or call Sandi at 831-325-3811


Space is limited, so register today!

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
— Thomas A Edison, 1877

Classes include:

  • short DVD presentations
  • live food demos
  • plenty of sampling
  • support throughout the course
  • in-class and on-line resources

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