Jessica Iannotta, MS, RD, CSO, CDN

Jessica is a registered dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition (CSO). She studied nutrition at Cornell University and completed her dietetic internship at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. She obtained her Master's degree through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Jessica has worked in inpatient and outpatient oncology settings since 2001 in the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Jessica is in charge of all operations including clinical and culinary operations ranging from menu development to evidence-based website content, relationships with registered dietitians and social workers and developing processes and protocols for intake, management and outcomes analysis of patients.

Zesty Ginger

A versatile culinary root Originally from Southeast Asia, ginger journeyed far and wide, reaching China,…

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December is Chestnuts

Although the festive chestnut is most commonly associated with the Christmas season, did you know…

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November is Jicama

Jicama is the most interesting seasonal vegetable at the market right now. Have you tried?…

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October is Pumpkin

Fall, the season of pumpkins! October is the National Pumpkin month, with the 26th considered…

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Kiwi

Kiwi: the most common ‘exotic’ grocery store staple you can think of, ideal for smoothies,…

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Fueling Up AFTER Exercise

Mission accomplished!  After the hard work is through, it’s time to eat.  Food is magical;…

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Apricots

Spring has finally sprung, and soon, the wonderful velvety-orange Apricots will be harvested. Its origins…

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Fueling Up During Exercise

You’ve fueled the tanks, and you are going the distance!  Suddenly, you begin to feel…

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Fueling Up Prior to Exercise

Like a well-oiled sports car, your body needs the proper fuel to keep its engines…

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Persimmon

A versatile fruit, the creamy and sweet persimmon has exciting potential to be the star…

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Strength and Cardio – The Dynamic Duo

Puzzled about that pesky weight that’s been sticking around?  Perhaps it’s the movement that’s missing.…

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Exercise Against Cancer

Moving your body provides momentous benefits for your health.  Get up and get going!   The most…

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Celery Root

Celery Root remains one of the many bounties of the fall harvest.  Ugly, misshapen, and…

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cooking leafy greens in cast iron along with tomatoes can combat anemia

Cancer and Anemia

Anemia is a common side effect of both cancer itself as well as treatments such…

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