Food Matters - Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

A cancer-focused nutrition and cooking class.

Date: 3rd Wednesday of every other month in 2023 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Hosted by: Shannon Zimmerman, Registered Dietitian

  • January 18 (11:30 am - 12:00 pm)

           Setting yourself up for success: foods to eat before, during, and after chemotherapy

  • March 15*

           Power of protein in the fight against cancer

  • May 17*

           Confronting curveballs: What to do when cancer therapy changes your sense of taste

  • July 19*

           Back to the basics: What is a nutritious meal?

  • September 20*

           Do vitamins truly help in fighting cancer?

  • November 15*

           How can I best support my family member/friend with cancer nutritionally?

*Includes a live 30-minute cooking class lead by Brandi.

Virtual via zoom at
To register, email our registered dietitian at 
You will receive the link to join and a list of ingredients to follow along in our cooking class!