Up to 80% of cancer patients are diagnosed with malnutrition
1 in 3 cancer patients die of severe malnutrition
It’s a shocking fact that people rarely talk about. Cancer patients find treatment so taxing that they are unable to eat, falling prey to malnutrition and cachexia. Cachexia is a form of extreme malnutrition that is irreversible. Other patients forgo treatment because of the excruciating and unrelenting side effects.
Extreme treatment side effects shouldn’t be a part of modern cancer treatment. Eating the right foods at the right time as an integrated part of cancer treatment can reduce the severity of treatment side effects and help to keep them under control and more manageable.
We are applying the science of nutrition to make today’s cancer treatments less toxic, more manageable, and more effective. Cancer starves the body of nutrition. Savor uses nutrition to fight back.
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Founded in 2011
Partnered with LIVESTRONG, AICR, Vantage Oncology, Walgreens, Celgene, Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan, Google
Susan Bratton, CEO, and Jessica Iannotta, COO, speak nationally about the role of proper nutrition in cancer treatment. They have appeared at:
- Cancer Moonshot, Washington DC
- Institute of Medicine Summit on Cancer Nutrition
- Lake Nona Impact Forum
- AARP Health Innovation @50+ Live Pitch
- ePharma Summit
- Lungevity Hope Summit
- The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Conference
- The National Lymphedema Network International Conference
- National Women’s Survivors Convention
- IIR Oncology Management Summit
- Women’s Cancers Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
- National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Annual Summit
- OMG! East Nutrition and Wellness Panel
- …and many others
Susan Bratton, Founder & CEO
Susan founded Savor Health after a career on Wall Street where as an investment banker she represented early and growth stage healthcare services and insurance companies. Susan is committed to, and speaks nationally on, the importance of making proper nutrition and evidence-based nutrition resources available to cancer patient and their concerned families.
Cancer starves the body of nutrition.
We use nutrition to fight back.
Jessica Iannotta, COO
Jessica is a RD CSO, having studied at Cornell University and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (the now Rutgers University) and completed her dietetic internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. Jessica has worked in inpatient and outpatient oncology settings since 2001 in the North Shore-LIJ Health System.
When everything else seems out of control during a cancer diagnosis, your nutrition is something you can control.
Cary Jardin, CTO
Mr. Jardin is a successful serial entrepreneur, having sold IPivot to Intel in 1999 for $500 million and having raised $15.2 million for NextGig Inc. His research created a breakthrough in parallel data processing which led to a $275 Million technology acquisition by Microsoft. Mr. Jardin holds a B.S in Computer Science, has over 24 patents and patent applications, has written several books, and has spoken at a wide variety of association meetings and conferences.
Savor Health has given me the opportunity to apply over 30 years of development and computer science experience to help people. Through the use of machine learning, natural language processing, and an expert system built from the knowledge within Savor Health we have created an Intelligent Nutrition Assistant to guide cancer patients to the solution that best meets their unique nutritional needs.
Jon Bond, CMO
Jon Bond was Co-Founder and CEO of Kirshenbaum Bond and Partners (KBP). KBP was the first to develop the modern multi-disciplinary, integrated agency. He was CEO of Big Fuel (now part of Publicis) and co-founded and sold one of the first online media agencies (iballs) to Microsoft. Currently, Jon is founder and Chief Tomorroist at TOMORRO\\\. In 2010, Jon was voted number 4 in Adweek’s “Executive of the Decade” poll.
There is no better example of doing good = good business than Savor Health. It’s an especially rare privilege for a marketing person to use their skills to help people.
One of the best offerings from Savor Health is the peace of mind their website provides cancer patients and their caregivers. The amount of cancer research coming out at any one time can be overwhelming, even for the most science-savvy patient.
The oncology Registered Dietitians and nurses at Savor Health provide summaries of key findings, along with what this information means for patients, as each new study is released. Our recommendations are based on peer-reviewed data, not anecdotes. Patients know they’re getting cutting-edge nutrition information.
— Susan Bratton (@SusanBratton_1) August 1, 2016
Meals to Heal Cookbook
The Meals to Heal Cookbook answers the question “What should I eat?” Friends and family are eager to show their support through food, but often find themselves at a loss as to what to cook, due to cancer’s numerous nutritional side effects.
The Meals to Heal Cookbook addresses a wide range of cancer side effects and provides 150 recipes for healthy meals that are safe for cancer patients — and still delicious for the whole family. Eating should be a social celebration and the Meals to Heal Cookbook is designed to bring cancer patients back to the table.
Our team of oncology-credentialed Registered Dietitians is available 7 days a week to counsel patients and their caregivers to meet their specific dietary needs. From restricted diets (vegan, paleo, kosher, halal, vegetarian) to food allergies, we can come up with a custom meal plan for any cancer patient.
Not every cancer patient has someone who can dedicate themselves to preparing custom-made, nutritious meals every day. Proper nutrition is vital to patients staying strong enough for treatment — we’re here to fill that gap. Our oncology Registered Dietitians will talk to the patient or caregiver each week and come up with a custom menu plan. Freshly prepared meals will arrive at your doorstep each week, ready to heat and eat.
Savor Health offered me peace of mind during my treatments. They were fresh and nutritious meals that were tailored to my own personal needs. It was the best gift that my family could have given me during this difficult time.
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