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How You Can Prevent Cancer in 2011

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on January 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Beyond our many goals and resolutions, the New Year also brings many fresh new opportunities to make changes for a healthier lifestyle. Making informed health decisions and good diet choices are paramount to cancer prevention and early detection. In 2011 the Prevent Cancer Foundation is planning upcoming campaigns, community events and initiatives that share the message that you can prevent cancer every day. We hope to not only inspire you, but for you to also inspire others ...

Healthy Recipes: Wild Rice with Dried Apricots & Pistachios

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 17th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Wild Rice with Dried Apricots & Pistachios

Colorful apricots, scallions and pistachios make this vibrant dish worthy of any holiday table. Since wild rice (really a grass) does not absorb liquid to the extent that true rice and other grains do, cook it in boiling water and saute the vegetables separately so they stay tender-crisp. 6 servings, 2/3 cup each | Active Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes   Ingredients • 7 cups water • 1 cup wild rice, rinsed • 2 teaspoons ...

HealthyRecipes: Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

  Sweet bananas combined with oranges, cilantro and lime juice create a fresh relish to serve with mild, white-fleshed fish, or try it alongside roast chicken or pork.   4 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Fish 1 pound halibut, Pacific cod or other white-fleshed fish 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Banana-Orange Relish 2 ripe bananas, diced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 2 oranges, peeled, segmented (see Tip) and chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 ...

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Posted by Ann G. Kulze, M.D. on December 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Let’s face it – many people use the traditional Thanksgiving feast as a kick-off to a holiday eating frenzy that lasts through to the New Year – tipping the scales in the direction of unhealthy weight gain. The good news is that the “Holiday 10” is an urban myth. In reality, most Americans actually gain around a pound. The bad news is that studies show the weight gained over the winter holiday isn’t lost during ...