Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. Cancer treatment can cause many patients to experience taste and appetite changes, which can affect their overall nutrition. For patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or other cancer treatment, it’s important to make sure that you’re getting calories and protein even when your appetite […]
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About Siddhi Shroff
Siddhi Shroff is a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. She received her master’s degree in dietetics administration at UK in 2015, where she gained experience in research and in the application of nutrition in acute care, community nutrition and foodservice settings.
Siddhi has been a registered dietitian since 2016 and has previously worked with adults and children of diverse backgrounds and various nutritional needs as: a dietetics graduate student, dietetic intern, and through organizations such as AmeriCorps and the American Heart Association.
With a Bachelors’ degree in psychology, Siddhi appreciates the importance of looking at an individual’s specific experiences and needs in order to effectively counsel them in regard to nutrition management.
Her personal interests include: cooking, gardening, crafts and reading.
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Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. March is known for St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness, but did you know it’s also National Nutrition Month? It’s the perfect time to highlight and celebrate the importance of a healthy diet. Maintaining a healthy diet can help reduce the risk for […]
Just because it’s the middle of winter doesn’t mean there aren’t fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables to pick up from the grocery store. Here are six seasonal foods that are sure to add a nutritional boost to your cold-weather diet. Important Note: Talk to your doctor about these foods before including them regularly to make […]
Losing weight is a common New Year’s resolution, but for those undergoing cancer treatment, shedding pounds might not be the best idea. Instead, patients with cancer should set a goal to eat foods that are rich in nutrients and minerals. While undergoing the cancer treatment process, eating well is necessary to help you feel better […]
Good nutrition is important, especially if you’re undergoing cancer treatment. Cancer treatment can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, poor appetite and taste changes. Experiencing any or all of these side effects can make it a challenge to eat at a time when your body needs all the nutrition it can get and when […]
Join us for a free cooking demonstration on Oct. 31! Patients, families and the public are all welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Siddhi Shroff by calling 859-323-4769 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Italian-style risotto with Dr. John D’Orazio Learn how to create an authentic Italian-style risotto with all-natural ingredients. Who: Hosted by Markey Cancer […]
Autumn may have just begun, but you still have time to take advantage of in-season summer vegetables like tomatoes. Tomatoes are a great source of beta-carotene and lycopene, which are part of a group of antioxidants called carotenoids that can help prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer. They are found in many fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Lycopene […]
It’s a common misconception that people with cancer should avoid all sugar. In reality, sugar is naturally found in fruits, vegetables, grains, and dairy foods. These foods break down into glucose and offer beneficial nutrients to everyone. Added sugars are what you should avoid. These sweeteners are added to food during processing. They don’t contain […]
Join us for a free cooking demonstration Allison Davis of Wild Thyme! Participants will learn how to cook with different flavors and spices from all over the world. Patients, families and the public are all welcome to attend. Please RSVP to Siddhi Shroff by calling 859-323-4769 or via email at email@example.com. When: Monday, August 22, […]
Earlier this year, the USDA announced that there will be major changes to the nutrition facts label that you see on your food and groceries. The label’s new design will make it easier for consumers to read, and you will see these changes go into effect by July 2018. So, what’s new with the label […]