Published on April 01, 2017

Serving Up A Healthy Night

Green Soul and Chestnut Hill Hospital have collaborated for a special cause – your health! The partnership started with a desire to reinforce the impact that good nutrition has on wellness. On Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Green Soul, 8229 Germantown Avenue, will provide dinner and host a discussion with Chestnut Hill Hospital director of digestive health and chief, colorectal surgery, Amit Khanna, M.D.

The American Cancer Society reports that the links between diet, weight and exercise and colorectal cancer risk are some of the strongest for any type of cancer. In fact, an estimated 50 to 75 percent of colorectal cancer can be prevented through lifestyle changes life healthy eating, according to the Colon Cancer Foundation.

Dr. Khanna will discuss how the foods you choose impact your colon health. Learn what healthier choices you could be making. Carlie Kamnik, RD, clinical nutrition manager, will be available to discuss specific health benefits of the meal provided by Green Soul and other foods that promote colon health.

The discussion and dinner are sponsored by Green Soul and Chestnut Hill Hospital. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call (215) 248-8494 by Friday, April 28.

Chestnut Hill Hospital (CHH) is a community-based, university-affiliated, teaching hospital committed to excellent patient-centered care. CHH provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient, diagnostic and treatment services for our neighbors in northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County. More than 300 board-certified physicians comprise the medical staff and support medical specialties including minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, cardiology, gynecology, oncology, orthopedics, urology, family practice and internal medicine. Our comprehensive services include primary care practices, two women’s centers and an off-site physical therapy center. CHH is affiliated with university-hospitals in Philadelphia for heart and stroke care, as well as our hospitalist and residency programs. Chestnut Hill has 130-beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission. To learn more about CHH, visit CHESTNUTHILLHEALTH.COM.