Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Integrative Nutrition

In Integrative Nutrition, we take into account the whole person in reference to all aspects of lifestyle. We create a partnership with our patients within which the best of conventional, complementary, and alternative nutrition practices can be explored and considered. Eating well is about nourishing the body as well as the spirit. It is a lifestyle choice than can help your body move towards its goal of optimal health.

Maintaining optimal nutrition can provide several benefits, including:

  • Prevent or correct malnutrition
  • Prevent wasting of lean body mass
  • Improve tolerance of treatment
  • Reduce nutrition-related side effects and complications
  • Maintain or improve strength and energy
  • Improve the ability to fight infection
  • Improve recovery and healing after treatment
  • Maintain or improve quality of life

Our Team

The dietitians at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center have over 20 years of experience in oncology, integrative nutrition and nutrition support. They work together with the general oncology, radiation oncology and hematopoietic cell transplant medical teams to explain the latest scientific connections between food, individual nutrients and health.

Our Services We offer the following Integrative Nutrition services:

Individualized nutrition assessment and counseling for:

  • Disease-specific nutritional issues
  • Nutritional complications as a result of treatment
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Oral-fluid and electrolyte requirements
  • Weight management
  • Meal planning

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a member of the Integrative Nutrition team, please call: (305) 243-8885

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