Professional Development Meetings

Join us for our last meeting of the membership year! 

Topic: Controversies in Cancer: Food, Supplements, and Lifestyles that Help to Prevent, Support and Maintain 

Enjoy a hearty meal and great conversation with your colleagues prior to the meeting, and spend some time networking and mingling while earning valuable CEU’s!  See meeting details below and reply to this email or visit to RSVP!

Should you eat soy during cancer treatment? How much physical activity is needed to prevent cancer? Can you drink wine after breast cancer survival? What about supplements? Controversy abounds when it comes to cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship. Integrative cancer specialist, Ginger Hultin, offers updates on current research for dietitians to navigate practitioners and patients through their most common nutrition and cancer questions.  


Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Place: Shawn O’Donnell’s in Everett, Wa


  • 5:30-6:00 pm Dinner, Networking, Membership Sign-up
  • 6:00-8:00 pm Presentation

Meeting Objectives:

  1. Describe the relationship between weight management cancer risk, treatment, and survival.

  2. Explain the major lifestyle recommendations for prevention of cancer, support during treatment, and for survivors.

  3. Identify the evidence behind common cancer misconceptions in regards to a plant-based diet, phytoestrogens, and supplementation.


About The Speaker:

Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, CSO is a Registered Dietitian health writer and creator of the blog, Champagne Nutrition. She specializes in vegetarian and plant-based diets, integrative/holistic nutrition, oncology nutrition, responsible supplementation, and nutrigenomics. She recently moved from Chicago where she worked at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment under Dr. Block to Seattle where she joined a bio-tech start-up company called Arivale which offers scientific wellness health coaching based on nutrigenomic data. She also serves as adjunct clinical faculty at naturopathic Bastyr University in their teaching clinic.


Ginger serves as a Past President for the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and current Chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She was awarded Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year in Illinois 2014-15. Ginger writes regularly for platforms including Food&Nutrition Magazine, Stone Soup Blog and Today’s Dietitian. She is currently taking wine classes towards her sommelier certificate in her spare time.

Learning Need Codes: CPEU Hours  2.0, Level 2

  • 3100 Supplemental nutrients, botanicals

  • 4040 Disease prevention

  • 5150 Cancer (disease/disorder)


*Please note: NSDA is printing only a small number of handouts for the meetings.

  1. You can find the speaker’s handouts online. Please find the handouts here.

  2. You can also use wifi at the member meetings to access all these materials at the meetings.

You may also renew your NSDA membership at the meeting either by investing in the full year (5 Continuing Education Meetings, 10 total CEU’s)  or by paying for a single meeting. Membership access to all 5 professional development meetings.


Topic & Speaker

September 13, 2016

Dealing with Difficult People – Challenges and Opportunities by Rick Prinnerbow

November 17th, 2016

Being a Preceptor: Getting the Most Benefits for You and Your Intern, by Rana Nelson, MS, RD: SeaMar Dietetic Internship Director

January 10th,2017

A Clinical Review of Gluten Intolerance and Celiac Disease, by Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN BSN CEN

March 14, 2017

Fermented Foods & Gut Health, by Julie O’Brien of Firefly Kitchens

May 19, 2017

Controversies in Cancer: Food, Supplements and Lifestyle to Prevent, Support and Maintain, by Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO

Shawn O’Donnell’s 122 – 128th Street SW Everett, WA 98208. 

The 2 hour lectures begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please arrive at 5:30 pm to enjoy a networking
dinner.  Earn 2 CEUs by attending these presentations. 

Meeting Location:

Shawn O'Donnell's
122 128th Street SE, Everett, WA 98208