Diet and Cancer
The eight functional food presentations are designed to address the second stage of readiness to act: action stage. The lessons share the same format and are to be presented as one-time contacts to inspire trying the recipe provided.Each includes a lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation, factsheet, tip sheet, crossword puzzle, recipes, and an evaluation. The second page of the evaluation booklet contains post delayed pretest questions that should be explained to participants. It is suggested that the educator go over the first question with them.
The Decision Decide section addresses the first stage of readiness to act: decision determination stage. This information explains the links between diet and cancer and how functional foods help reduce the risk of breast, prostate and colon cancer. The risks for men and for women are highlighted and the participant is encouraged to decide how to move into the action phase where efforts to increase or alter food habits occurs. In addition to the PowerPoint presentation, several supplemental materials are provided.