Cindy Gates talks exercise, healthy living
Cindy Gates RD, LD, is Oncology Dietitian at the June E.
Nylen Cancer Center and is an Herbalist, Master Gardener and Certified Wellness Coach.
She has been a dietitian for more than 20 years and her mission is to encourage everyone she meets to eat their fruits and veggies.
Her favorite quote by Mark Twain perfectly captures her spirit as a dietitian: " Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit it."
Cindy recently completed a wellness coaching certification program and educates people to make lasting lifestyle changes through nutrition and exercise.
The Cancer Center has recently started a program with the Norm Waitt Sr. YMCA for patients with cancer to learn how to exercise properly.
Learn more about Nutritional care...
For cancer patients, optimal nutrition plays an important role in quality of life. Cancer can deplete your body's nutrients, cause weight loss and can also have a negative effect on appetite and your body's ability to digest foods.
Seeing a nutrition specialist can be very helpful. Our Registered Dietitian and Herbalist, Cindy Gates RD, LD, has years of specialized training and experience in helping cancer patients support their immune system and counteract the effects of their illness.
Seeing our dietitian can help you have fewer nutrition-related symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, and lack of appetite.
She can also help you develop a nutritional supplement program that helps boost your body's ability to cope with illness.
Most important – getting assistance from our dietitian can help patients feel better, tolerate their treatments better, and have a better quality of life!
Find Cindy's column, A Healthy You http://www.nylencancercenter.com/?s=%22healthy+you%22
Find out more about how Cindy can speak to your organization about healthy living and nutrition– link here: http://www.nylencancercenter.com/cindy-gates-talks-exercise-healthy-living
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