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Dr. Colleen M. Doyle

Director, Nutrition and Physical Activity

American Cancer Society Inc

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American Cancer Society Inc

250 Williams Street Nw

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Associate Faculty

Emory University

Managing Director

Healthy Eating Active

Director, Nutrition

National Cancer Society


CBS News


Board Member
National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity

Board Member
National Physical Activity Plan

American Dietetic Association

Dietetic Practice Group

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


Bachelor of Science degree


Miami University


University of Texas , Houston

Master of Science degree

Human Nutrition

Ohio State University



Miami University



The Ohio State University

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National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity [cached]

Colleen Doyle

American Cancer Society

See sidebar) "Fruits and vegetables are ... [cached]

See sidebar) "Fruits and vegetables are the best dietary sources-often the only sources-of cancer-preventive antioxidant nutrients, among them: vitamins A, C, E, folic acid, and selenium," explains Colleen Doyle, M.S., R.D., director of nutrition and physical activity programs for the ACS.

"Low-fat and fat-free foods substitute sugar for fat," Doyle explains.
"Even dishes have gotten bigger," Doyle says.
"With all due respect to the researchers who performed the recent studies," Doyle explains, "the subjects taking the fiber supplements still didn't get as much fiber as we recommend-just 13.5 grams compared with the 25 to 35 grams a day we recommend-and those studies lasted only a few years.
"The ACS still recommends a high-fiber diet," Doyle explains, "but maybe it's not the fiber in plant foods that's so important for cancer prevention.
Doyle takes a multi occasionally: "I prefer to get my nutrients from food, but when I travel, it's often difficult to eat as nutritiously as I'd like.
"BMI takes height into account," explains Colleen Doyle, M.S., R.D., director of nutrition and physical activity programs for the American Cancer Society.

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Buying Organic Food on a Budget - Living Smart Girl [cached]

"If you want to buy organic but have a limited budget, spend it on these," says Colleen Doyle, a registered dietitian and the nutrition and physical activity director for the American Cancer Society.

And despite not having thick peels, broccoli and cabbage also tend to retain among the lowest levels of pesticides, says Doyle.

Colleen Doyle, MS, RD :: National Physical Activity Plan Congress [cached]

Colleen Doyle, MS, RD

Colleen Doyle, MS, RD
Colleen Doyle is a Registered Dietitian who has worked in the health promotion field for over 20 years. As the Managing Director of Healthy Eating and Active Living for the American Cancer Society, she has been instrumental in developing strategies to increase awareness of the importance of diet and exercise for chronic disease prevention and management, and to create changes in schools, worksites and communities that can help improve healthy lifestyles.
Colleen has extensive media and public speaking experience. She has appeared on national broadcasts, including CNN, Headline News, Discovery Health and the Do It Yourself Network, as well as numerous local news and cable television and radio shows on a regular basis. She is frequently quoted in nationwide publications including USA Today, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. She also been quoted in a variety of consumer magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Child, Parents, Self, Fitness and others. Colleen is a co-author of The American Cancer Society's Great American Eat Right Cookbook, and has contributed to a variety of other books, including The American Cancer Society's Healthy Eating Cookbook, Kids First Cookbook, Celebrate! Healthy Entertaining for Any Occasion, Good For You! Reducing Your Risk of Developing Cancer, Eating Well, Staying Well During and After Cancer, What to Eat During Cancer Treatment, and Energy Balance and Cancer. She is a frequent presenter at both scientific and consumer meetings, and has authored numerous scientific and consumer articles on nutrition and physical activity.
Colleen has a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Miami University and a Masters of Science degree in Human Nutrition, with a minor in Exercise Science, from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and its Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition, Weight Management, and Oncology Nutrition practice groups, as well as the American College of Sports Medicine.

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