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Eat Right for Life: Cookbook Companion Celebrates Family Healthy Eating

Posted by PCF Admin on September 15th, 2011 | No Comments »
Dr. Ann Kulze

Healthy Eating - It’s September, and you know what that means – adjusting to new schedules, picking up kids from soccer practice, and helping with homework.  Getting the family together for dinner can be a challenge during back-to-school time, but preparing and eating meals together is one of the most powerful avenues available to improve our collective health and well-being. Due to recent studies that show that family meals improve the health and well-being of parents and their children, this fading tradition is now on the upswing.  Eat Right for Life: Cookbook Companion, the new hands-on component of Eat Right for Life, is my way to celebrate this positive development! In Eat Right for Life: Cookbook Companion, I share with you my favorite recipes from 20 years of family meal experience, including all the best tips, tricks, and strategies I have picked up along the way. This book will shatter the myth that cooking tasty and nutritious meals is a difficult feat. Think of this recipe collection as your step-by-step roadmap to healthy eating and an inspirational tool for maintaining optimal nutrition. All you need is a sharp chopping knife, colander, large and medium sized pots, large skillet, can opener, and a little motivation! ...

Prostate Cancer Education and Screening in Upstate South Carolina

Posted by Johnny Payne, President, Upstate Prostate Cancer Alliance on | No Comments »

Community Outreach - Thanks to a community grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Upstate Prostate Cancer Alliance (UPCA) is able to continue our outreach initiative of prostate cancer education and awareness to the underserved communities of Upstate South Carolina. As a partner to the Greenville SC Chapter of the Us TOO Prostate Cancer Education and Support Network, UPCA provides men and their families the tools and other information required to make informed decisions related to prostate cancer screening ...

5 Reasons I Love the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K & Why YOU should too!

Posted by Jamie Cooper, Senior Associate, Individual Giving on September 14th, 2011 | No Comments »
Jamie 5K 2010

Events - It has truly been a great pleasure to hear from so many of you that tell me that you have heard the cancer prevention message loud and clear. We are very grateful that you are participating in the Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K. There has been some amazing enthusiasm from Prevent Cancer Foundation 5K teams, volunteers and supporters who are taking steps to save lives. As with the battle with cancer itself, the fight still continues ...

Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Posted by PCF AdminPCF Admin on September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Healthy Eating - Yield: 5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of quick-cooking ingredients—boneless, skinless chicken breast, bagged baby spinach and canned beans. It features a simple homemade basil pesto swirled in at the end to add a fresh herb flavor. If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe ...