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Healthy Recipes: Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Posted by PCF Admin on September 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Healthy Eating - Yield: 2 servings, 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes (not including popcorn-popping time) Recipe Description: Perk up your popcorn with a bit of lemon pepper and Parmesan cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper Pinch of salt 3 cups air-popped popcorn 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese Recipe Steps: Whisk oil, lemon pepper and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle over popcorn and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: 99 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrate; 0 g added sugars; 3 g protein; 2 g fiber; 192 mg sodium; 43 mg potassium 1/2 Carbohydrate Servings Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Fat

UNITY ON CAPITOL HILL AT LAST!

Posted by Lisa McGovern, Executive Director, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on | No Comments »
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Events - Those frustrated by current tensions and bitterness on Capitol Hill would have relished the warmth and unity as a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members, their spouses and family members gathered for the 19th annual Congressional Families Action for Cancer Awareness Awards luncheon.  The theme was Celebrating 20 years of Families Who Serve, an observance of the 20 year milestone of the Congressional Families Cancer Prevention program founded in 1991. (The Prevent Cancer Foundation program provides ...

Researcher Q&A with Derek Huffman, PhD Part II

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Research - Dr. Huffman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and a 2009 recipient of a Foundation research fellowship. One of Dr. Huffman’s major research goals has been “to uncover exactly what is it about being obese that drives cancer risk and to see if this relationship is in fact a causal one.” Currently, he is working towards this goal by examining whether there is a causal link between ...

Researcher Q&A with Derek Huffman, PhD Part I

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on September 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »
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Research - This month the Foundation is proud to highlight the work of Dr. Derek Huffman, a postdoctoral fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Huffman received a two-year fellowship from the Foundation in the spring of 2009. His research focuses on finding a causal link between abdominal fat and tumor risk by examining colon tumors. 1.  What led you to the field of colon cancer research? There is overwhelming evidence that shows your ...