Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. Fall is nearly here! Cooler weather and autumn colors are great, but it’s easy to get caught up in the processed foods of the season: candy corn, apple pie, and of course, pumpkin spice in just about everything you can imagine. Ready […]
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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. Although eating too much fat can lead to weight gain and health issues, a moderate amount of fat is essential to a healthy lifestyle. Adding a little fat to your food — through ingredients like cooking oil — can help fill you […]
Patients, families and the public are invited to a free cooking demonstration on July 17 presented by Anna Roe, a dietetic intern at the UK Markey Cancer Center. Make delicious snacks to take on the go! Join us in creating delicious, portable and energy-filled snacks using ingredients ranging from peanut butter to lemon! When: July 17, 3-5 […]
Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. While summer may not have officially started yet, the season has begun in many ways. Many greens are in season by the start of June. Think spinach, mustard, collard, turnip, beet greens, along with Swiss chard. But greens are more than a […]
Written by Siddhi Shroff, a registered dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center. During the cancer treatment process, treatments like radiation or chemotherapy can weaken the body’s immune system by affecting the blood cells that protect against disease and germs, a condition known as neutropenia. This means that your body will not be able to […]
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 […]
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 […]