To learn more

National organizations and websites

American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)
Toll-free: 1-800-843-8114
Website: www.aicr.org

    Offers information and conferences on diet, nutrition, exercise, and cancer, as well as personalized answers to your nutrition questions

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Toll-free: 1-800-877-1600, ext. 5000 (for referral to a local dietitian)
Website: www.eatright.org

    Their website contains information on diet and nutrition; also has a directory of registered dietitians that can be searched by location and specialty. You can also get a referral to a local dietitian using the toll-free phone number.

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