L.J. Amaral M.S., R.D., CSO

RD & Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition

L.J. Amaral, M.S., R.D., CSO, is board certified in oncology nutrition. Amaral attended the University of Connecticut where she obtained a bachelor's of science in nutritional science. She went on to get her masters of science in clinical nutrition and dietetics from NYU while subsequently completing her internship to become a registered dietitian at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. She is currently located in the outpatient cancer center at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, CA. There, she has a full clinic where she sees cancer patients before, during, and after treatment which could include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation, and surgery. She is currently a co-investigator for a retrospective case series on the Ketogenic Diet and CNS Malignancies and on a Phase I Clinical Trial for Ketogenic Diets and newly diagnosed Glioblastoma Multiforme patients. Amaral specializes in cancer nutrition during treatment, for survivorship, for cancer prevention, and specifically, in therapeutic Ketogenic diets.