Natalie Ledesma, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, explains why a healthful diet is so important and takes on some common myths about nutrition in patients with cancer, including one-size-fits-all recommendations for specific diets. She argues for custom plans for patients that will better meet their individual needs.
Clinical Nutrition Specialist Natalie Ledesma describes how she uses evidence-based literature in her practice to help develop a relationship of trust with patients and overcome some of the diet myths they may believe.
Natalie Ledesma, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, details how her clinical practice functions. While she works directly with patients, she says another aspect of her role is helping to get optimal care to patients through their healthcare providers.
Clinical Nutrition Specialist Natalie Ledesma discusses the bidirectional relationship between oncology navigators and oncology dietitians and how these practitioners can work together to get the best nutritional information to their patients.
Natalie Ledesma, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, discusses the process of setting initial goals with patients to overcome their nutritional challenges and optimize their health during and after treatment.
Patients can be overwhelmed by the large amount of often conflicting nutritional advice that is available. Clinical Nutrition Specialist Natalie Ledesma speaks to the necessity of helping patients by sorting through the noise and tailoring a nutrition program to each patient's specific case.