Author: Dacia Breeden, Registered Dietitian, University of Mississippi Cancer Institute

Dacia is a licensed and registered dietitian at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute in Jackson, Miss. She developed an interest in nutrition for cancer treatment when her own mother was diagnosed with cancer in 1996. She graduated with a degree in Nutrition from the University of Southern Mississippi. While at USM, she received the award for Outstanding Nutrition Student. She has been the registered dietitian for the UMMC Cancer Institute since 2006. She specializes in nutrition education for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments. She is married to her husband Jason and has an 8 year old son Ajay, and a 1 year old son Jackson. When not teaching others about healthy eating habits, you can find her snapping her camera and perfecting her love of photography.
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