Soy and Breast Cancer — An In-Depth Review of the Research
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 3020, 4180, 5150; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 10.4.1, 12.2.1
This continuing education course explores the research concerning the effects of soy consumption on breast cancer risk and recurrence. It also provides key takeaway messages RDs can use during patient counseling and practical suggestions they can make to clients concerned about soy.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the July 2018 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Distinguish the difference in soy consumption and breast cancer risk in Western and Asian cultures.
- Assess the safety of soy consumption for people at risk of developing estrogen-positive breast cancer and for those who have survived it.
- Provide specific recommendations for whole soyfood intake for breast cancer survivors.
Kylie Buchan, RD, CSO, LD, and Angela Hummel, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN, consulting dietitians for Savor Health, a comprehensive oncology nutrition service for people with cancer and their caregivers.
- 2.00 CDR