Nutrigenomic and Nutrient Considerations in Lung Cancer
Genetic evaluation can assist in customizing therapeutic nutrition approaches for various types of cancer. In this 45-minute lecture with 15-minute Q&A, attendees will learn about three key genes (BCMO1, HFE and COMT) deemed worthy of assessment specific to lung health and reducing risk of lung cancer. Presenter Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, ONC and Oncology Nutrition Institute Director, will bring DNA to the dinner table with information on sourcing and other food considerations indicated for lung cancer based on genetic profiling. The class presented by Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, ONC, is complimented by a pdf guide to nutrition considerations compiled by Dr. Ralph Moss and is a short except from a sample Moss Report.
Jess is a Master Nutrition Therapist, Oncology Nutrition Consultant, teacher, writer, and nutrition education program developer. An Oncology Nutrition Consultant for over a decade, Jess has extensive experience working with cancer and chronic illness clients from around the globe. She is also the co-author of two books, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2017) and Bioregulatory Medicine: An Innovative Holistic Approach to Self-Healing (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2018).