Hillary Sachs, RD

Senior Dietician, Monter Cancer Center
North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute


Recent Posts By: Hillary Sachs, RD

Spaghetti Squash with Avocado Pesto

This Meatless Monday, try Spaghetti Squash with Avocado Pesto. The centerpiece for this nut-free, vegan dish isn’t pasta, it’s a squash with flesh that mimics spaghetti. One cup of spaghetti squash supplies Vitamin C; beta carotene (a form of Vitamin A); the B-vitamins thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2) and B6; and Vitamin K. B vitamins help… posted in: Nutritiontags:


Cancer/Nutrition: What’s the Link?

A free presentation will cover the cancer/nutrition connection for breast cancer survivors on Tuesday evening in Lake Success. Diet and lifestyle changes may prevent one in three cancers, according to the American Institute of Cancer Research. Diet may not the definitive solution for cancer prevention, but it’s important for the breast cancer survivor to focus… Read more »