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Healthy Recipes: Melon & Apple Granita

Posted by PCF Admin on January 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
Melon & Apple Granita

Healthy Eating - Welcome to a new year filled with healthy recipes for prevention!  This granita uses sweet ripe melon for flavor, apple juice instead of sugar and a touch of lime juice to perk up the flavors. Berries look beautiful on top; or if you can find fresh figs, add them. For a vibrant look, make with an orange-fleshed melon, such as cantaloupe, Charentais or orange honeydew. 8 servings, about 3/4 cup granita & 1/4 cup fruit each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 4 1/2 hours (including freezing time) Ingredients • 4 cups cubed ripe melon • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice • 1/4 cup lime juice • 1 cup fresh blueberries • 1 cup fresh raspberries • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish Preparation 1. Combine melon, apple juice and lime juice in a blender; puree until smooth. Pour the mixture into a 9-by-13-inch glass or metal pan. 2. Place the pan on a level surface in your freezer. Freeze, stirring and scraping with a fork every 30 minutes, moving the frozen edges in toward the slushy center and crushing any lumps, until the granita is firm but not frozen solid, 3 to 4 hours. 3. Remove from the freezer; use a metal spatula or large spoon to break up the ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-Up

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on January 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s look at news from around the Web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. Upping Your New Year’s Resolution Odds While New Year’s resolutions are made aplenty during the beginning of the year, only about half of them are kept longer than six months. Learn how to make goals that stick, and change those resolutions into reality. (LA Times.com) It’s Time for Recess: Just Keep on Moving Sometimes a little break can have a ...

How You Can Prevent Cancer in 2011

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Exercise Daily / Foundation News / Healthy Eating / No Smoking / Regular Screening - Beyond our many goals and resolutions, the New Year also brings many fresh new opportunities to make changes for a healthier lifestyle. Making informed health decisions and good diet choices are paramount to cancer prevention and early detection. In 2011 the Prevent Cancer Foundation is planning upcoming campaigns, community events and initiatives that share the message that you can prevent cancer every day. We hope to not only inspire you, but for you to also inspire others ...

Dialogue Registration Open

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Partnerships for Colorectal Cancer Screening on December 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
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Conferences / Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2011 Dialogue for Action on Colorectal Cancer Screening:  Prevention Now for a Healthier Tomorrow.  We expect primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, radiologists, surgeons, nursing professionals, public health educators and administrators, health researchers, third-party payers, advocates and survivors from across the country to be in attendance.  The conference will be held March 23-25 in Baltimore, MD. The 2011 Dialogue is the 13th in ...