Cancer and Carbohydrate Intake: Examining the Evidence
This continuing education course examines the role of carbohydrates in cancer and offers strategies for dietitians to help guide patients when discussing carbohydrates for cancer prevention, during treatment, and beyond.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Identify the mechanisms behind cancer growth and carbohydrate intake.
- Describe the role of different types of carbohydrate and research regarding their effect on cancer.
- Evaluate the evidence for the efficacy of carbohydrate-modified diets after cancer diagnosis and during cancer treatment.
Katrina Sommer, RD, CSO, LDN, is a clinical dietitian at OSF Cancer Support Services.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR