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Healthy Recipes: Cashew-Snow Pea Stir-Fry

Posted by PCF Admin on April 1st, 2011 | No Comments »
Cashew-Snow Pea Stir-Fry

Healthy Eating - Radishes add a burst of color to this easy snow pea stir-fry and cooking them tames their spiciness.   4 servings, about 3/4 cup each      Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (see Note) 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 3 cups snow peas (about 9 ounces), trimmed 3/4 cup trimmed and quartered radishes (about 1 bunch) 4 scallions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 3 tablespoons unsalted cashews, toasted (see Tip) Preparation Combine soy sauce, vinegar and chile-garlic sauce in a small bowl. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ginger; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add snow peas, radishes and scallions; cook, stirring frequently, until the peas are tender-crisp, 2 to 4 minutes. Add the sauce and stir to coat well. Remove from the heat; stir in cashews. Nutrition Per serving : 90 Calories; 5 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 8 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 185 mg Sodium; 236 mg Potassium 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat Tips & Notes Ingredient Note: Chile-garlic sauce is a blend of ground chiles, garlic and vinegar. It can be found in the Asian section of large supermarkets. Refrigerate ...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Dialogue Leads to Action

Posted by Sarah Abou-El-Seoud, Programs Associate on March 31st, 2011 | No Comments »
Sarah AbouElSeoud

Conferences - Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US among men and women combined. Screening can prevent colorectal cancer, or detect it earlier, when treatment is more successful. That is why the Prevent Cancer Foundation held its 13th annual Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening: [caption id="attachment_3689" align="alignright" width="307" caption="(From L. to R.) Kamin VanGuilder, Chyke Doubeni and Barry Berger"][/caption] Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow on March 23 through March 25 ...

A Cold Day for the Super Colon in Music City

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & C.O.O. on March 30th, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Super Colon - Nashville is known as the home of country music, Southern hospitality and warm weather. The morning of Saturday, March 26 dawned – and as luck would have it – it was windy and cold. But that didn’t stop the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Super Colon exhibit at Nashville’s Farmers’ Market. What started out as a slow morning quickly began to change about the time “Elvis” was in the market. Folks loaded down with their fresh fruits and ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon and the Challenge

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Colon Cancer Challenge

The Super Colon - A cold, crisp and sunny morning this past weekend saw nearly 1,200 visitors at the Prevent Cancer Foundation's Super Colon as the exhibit was part of the prevention and wellness fair at the 8th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge Race in Central Park, N.Y. The fair sponsored by the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation and sanofi-aventis U.S. was an integral part of the race event that focuses on raising awareness about colon cancer, screening, and leading a healthy lifestyle that ...