Amanda Bontempo

Amanda Bontempo, MS RD CSO CDN is a registered dietitian and board certified in oncology nutrition, having received a bachelor's of science degree and master's of science degree from New York University. She has worked in oncology for over five years and consults with progressive health and technology companies in New York City. She's passionate about food and an equal lover of kale and chocolate. Follow Amanda on Twitter @AmandaBontempo and Instagram @amandabonbon.


Food Safety Smarts for Patients With Cancer

July 28, 2017

How fresh is your food? Know what's behind those sell-by and best-by dates

"In With the Good" for Cancer Food Trends

July 21, 2017

For people affected by cancer, the idea of starting fresh and with a clean slate is appealing. Here are a few of my favorite food trends.

Protein Power for Cancer Survivors

July 11, 2017

Adequate protein is essential to meet the increased demands of the body, especially during anti-cancer treatment.

Mind Over Madness: Living Well With Cancer

June 23, 2017

Tips for a renewed commitment to a healthy life for balance, focus and perspective.

Heart Health and Cancer Survivors

June 22, 2017

Chances are you or someone you know and love has been touched by heart disease and cancer survivors are at even greater risk.

Kale and Crucifers: Can They Fight Cancer?

June 20, 2017

Kale is incredibly popular. It's everywhere.

The Art of Eating Well

June 15, 2017

Eating well is hard. Diet is personal.

Are Superfoods Worth It?

June 12, 2017

Superfoods provide substances that shield our body from damage

Superfood Swaps

June 09, 2017

You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz about how healthy certain foods are good for you, but they're not the end all be all of a healthy diet.

Nutrition and Cancer Fatigue

June 08, 2017

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints of patients.

Cereal Sleuth

June 07, 2017

Even cereals with healthy-sounding names don’t quite make the mark.

Soy and Cancer: Decoded

June 05, 2017

Soy remains an important and somewhat contentious health topic.

Nutrition, Stress and Health

June 01, 2017

We’re all so busy and stressed with personal, medical, financial and professional responsibilities. This stress can have a real biological effect on our bodies that we should try to manage.

Reaping the Benefits of Whole Grains

June 01, 2017

Try on some new healthy habits without grappling with a daunting obscure health recommendation to eat more whole grains.

To Feed and Be Fed With Cancer

January 04, 2017

Feeding people is hard, and doing it

Indulgences of a Registered Dietitian

December 30, 2016

Even the strictest of eating routines deserve occasional exceptions.

New Year Non-Resolution Resolutions for Cancer Survivors

December 29, 2016

The coming of New Year’s Eve can make us feel panicky about our health resolutions.

Nutritionism in Cancer Culture

October 10, 2016

When it comes to nutrition, conflicting ideas can often cloud vision.

On Carbs and Cancer

April 01, 2016

The “sugar is poison” ideology is wrong.

Ten Holiday Nutrition Survival Tips

November 23, 2015

Enjoy the holidays without the guilt.