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Botsford Hosts Seminar on the Effects of Diet on Cancer

Novi, Mich. (October 6, 2009)---The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is hosting a presentation with Denise Marecki, R.D., on the relationship of diet and cancer. The free event will be on Monday, October 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Novi facility. 
 
Marecki will discuss the best foods to eat, such as those containing antioxidant minerals and vitamins, to prevent cancer and those foods that should be avoided. Cancers to be discussed are breast cancer, colon cancer, and others. 
 
After the seminar, the Botsford Center for Health Improvement will hold its new Self Defense for Women course. The course begins October 12 at 7 p.m. and meets every Monday for 8 weeks. The cost is $80. Learn important concepts regarding safety, self-confidence and self-preparedness to prevent and protect yourself from an attack. 
 
More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement or to pre-register for this seminar, please call (248) 473-3100 or log on to www.botsford.org/bchi. The Botsford Center for Health Improvement is located at 39750 Grand River Ave. in Novi.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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