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Healthy Recipes: Spinach Salad with Japanese Ginger Dressing

Posted by PCF Admin on April 15th, 2011 | No Comments »
Spinach Salad with Japanese Ginger Dressing

Healthy Eating - This spinach salad tossed with spunky ginger dressing was inspired by the iceberg salads served at Japanese steakhouses across the U.S. Add shrimp for lunch or a light supper. 4 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons minced onion 3 tablespoons peanut or canola oil 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 10 ounces fresh spinach, (see Note) 1 large carrot, grated 1 medium red bell pepper, very thinly sliced Preparation Combine onion, oil, vinegar, ginger, ketchup, soy sauce, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender. Process until combined. Toss spinach, carrot and bell pepper with the dressing in a large bowl until evenly coated. Nutrition Per serving : 135 Calories; 11 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 9 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 407 mg Sodium; 559 mg Potassium 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 2 fat Tips & Notes Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the dressing (Step 1) for up to 5 days. Note: Baby spinach is immature or young spinach—it's harvested earlier than large-leaved mature spinach. We like the sturdy texture of mature spinach in cooked dishes and ...

Prevent Cancer Super Colon™ Visits the California Department of Public Health

Posted by Janet Hudson on April 13th, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Super Colon - Marking a milestone in the advancement of public health, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commemorated the 10-yr anniversary of the CDPH laboratory in Richmond, California on April 6th by bringing the Prevent Cancer SuperColon™  to the campus along with demonstrations of other public health programs. The celebration occurred during National Public Health Week and underscored the vital role the laboratory plays in enabling scientists to identify and track diseases and contaminations.  "As one ...

Bad Beat on Cancer Raises the Stakes with World Series of Poker

Posted by Jan Bresch, Exec. V.P. & COO on April 9th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - Back in 2003 when Phil Gordon and Rafe Furst started Bad Beat on Cancer™ (BBoC) at the World Series of Poker®, we had no idea the impact it would have on poker players and cancer prevention. That year, the BBoC initiative hit the jackpot when a little known player by the name of Chris Moneymaker (appropriate name for a poker player), won the series and donated 1% of his winnings to Bad Beat on Cancer. Fast forward ...

Healthy Recipes: Chicken & White Bean Salad

Posted by Janet Hudson on April 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chicken & White Bean Salad

Healthy Eating - Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of slightly bitter escarole and radicchio, but any type of salad greens will work. 4 servings, about 2 cups each Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Vinaigrette 1 medium clove garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 6 tablespoons fresh orange juice, plus more to taste 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar or red-wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Salad 1 15-ounce can cannellini or other white ...