Show: Sports Medicine & Fitness Show

Karen Collins, R.D., M.S
Cancer Risk and Nutrition
Topic Info
Fruits and veggies are good. Fats and white flour are bad. Red wine is good-maybe? But heavy alcohol drinking is bad. Fish is good - despite some kinds having dangerous levels of toxins. Red meat is not a happy choice - usually.

In this very confusing world, the link between food and cancer risk can be a dizziing experience trying to keep up with the news. Karen Collins, R.D., M.S, comes on the show to help clear up this confusion and discuss the foods that can help us to reduce our risk of developing certain types of Cancer.
Guest Info
Karen Collins is a registered dietitian who promotes healthy eating as a syndicated nutrition news columnist, speaker and consultant. Karen is a registered dietitian, completing a BS degree in dietetics from Purdue University and a dietetic internship at Barnes Hospital/Washington University Medical Center. After a few years as a hospital clinical dietitian, she pursued a Master's degree in nutrition from Cornell University, where she also was a Lecturer and Clinical Instructor. With years of experience in individual and group nutrition counseling dealing with weight, disordered eating, heart health and medical problems such as diabetes, Karen enthusiastically focuses on realistic strategies for reaching health goals. Karen is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Oncology Nutrition; Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN); and Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Groups. She is a member of the American Society for Nutrition and a New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist. Karen has previously served as president of her local dietetic association and has been named Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year in New York State by the American Dietetic Association.
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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