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The Power of Food for Cancer Prevention and Survival

An introduction on how food and nutrients work to promote or discourage cancer along with simple recipes that can be recreated at home!

Join Food for Life Instructor Melisa Oliva, in this insightful class on how to fight and prevent cancer. With her experience as a Health and Wellness Coach and her training as a professional Chef, Melisa will guide you in an engaging and fun nutrition and cooking class.

This 4 classes series are designed for cancer survivors and their family and friends as well as those looking to prevent the disease. These classes are not intended for individuals currently going through cancer treatment.

Please sign up for the whole series (4 classes = $60.00) to maximize your learning and have a deeper understanding of the theme.


There are Scholarships available for BIPOCand LGTBQIA participants. Please contact Melisa Oliva at for more information.

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Class Format and Schedule

Each two-hour class will be hosted live-online, without recording. Each session will feature a video, discussion, and some plant-based cooking demonstrations. 

This class includes an e-booklet and several other resources with evidence-based information and recipes to guide you through the classes and beyond.

Introduction on How Foods Fight Cancer

April 6th

Fueling Up On Low-Fat, High Fiber Foods

April 13th

Discovering Dairy and Meat Alternatives

April 20th

Cancer-Fighting Compounds and Healthy Weight Control

April 27th

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