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Wine May Help Prevent Skin Damage

Posted by PCF Admin on August 9th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Education - If you’re looking for another way to protect your skin from harmful UV radiation this summer, look no further than a glass of wine. A recent study has shown that grape derivatives found in wine can help prevent cell and skin damage caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, reducing sunburn and potentially even preventing skin cancer. It’s no substitute for sunscreen, but there’s nothing wrong with drinking wine in moderation to help keep your skin healthy. Read the full article on Smart About Health: Another Health Benefit to Drinking Wine – Protection from the Sun

Healthy Recipes: Almond-Honey Power Bar

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on August 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
Almond-Honey Power Bar

Healthy Eating - Servings: 8 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour (including chilling) To Make Ahead: Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or freeze for up to 1 month; thaw at room temperature. Recipe Description: Great for breakfast on the go! Golden roasted nuts, seeds and oats are enveloped by flavorful almond butter in these delectably chewy, no-fuss energy bars. Unrefined turbinado sugar adds a deep caramelly undertone. Feel ...

Visiting Michigan’s U.P. with the Prevent Cancer Super Colon

Posted by Cheryssa Jensen, Communications Associate on August 3rd, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Super Colon - “So, Cheryssa, how are things down in DC?” Since I moved down to the city less than a year ago, this is a question I still get asked very often by friends and family. Over the last few months I’ve been able to give them quite an update – “It’s great! I travel with a giant colon that people walk through!” The Prevent Cancer Super ColonTM is definitely a sight to see! At 8 feet tall ...

Tips For Packing Your Own Lunch to Improve Your Health and IQ

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Healthy Eating - No matter how healthy the options are, eating at school or a cafeteria at work or, even worse, a fast food restaurant for lunch can be a risky proposal for your health. However, when you pack your lunch yourself, or for your kids, you can control the ingredients and therefore the calorie and fat content and the sodium levels to help provide a tasty, healthy and much cheaper alternative. In addition, a recent study has ...