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HealthyRecipes: Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

Posted by PCF Admin on December 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

Healthy Eating -   Sweet bananas combined with oranges, cilantro and lime juice create a fresh relish to serve with mild, white-fleshed fish, or try it alongside roast chicken or pork.   4 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Fish 1 pound halibut, Pacific cod or other white-fleshed fish 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Banana-Orange Relish 2 ripe bananas, diced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 2 oranges, peeled, segmented (see Tip) and chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Preparation To prepare fish: Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Cut fish into 4 portions. Mix coriander and salt in a small bowl and sprinkle evenly on both sides of the fish. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake the fish until it is juicy and almost flakes when pressed with a knife, 8 to 12 minutes, depending on thickness. To prepare relish: Meanwhile, stir together bananas, orange zest, chopped oranges, cilantro, lime juice, coriander and salt in a medium bowl. To serve, spoon the relish over the roasted fish. Nutrition Per serving : 210 Calories; 3 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 36 mg Cholesterol; 22 g Carbohydrates; 25 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 203 mg Sodium; ...

Remembering Elizabeth Edwards

Posted by Lisa M. McGovern Executive Director, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention program on December 9th, 2010 | 1 Comment »
Lisa McGovern Headshot

Foundation News - Mother. Political spouse and advisor. Lawyer. Advocate. Author. Businesswoman. Survivor. Inspiration. These are just a few words to describe Elizabeth Edwards, an incredible woman and the voice of a generation. In 2006, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention program had the privilege of presenting our Excellence in Cancer Awareness award to Elizabeth at our annual Action for Cancer Awareness luncheon. It was the day after she appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s television program to begin the tour for her book Saving Graces. ...

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Posted by Ann G. Kulze, M.D. on December 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
Dr. Ann Kulze

Exercise Daily / Healthy Eating - Let’s face it – many people use the traditional Thanksgiving feast as a kick-off to a holiday eating frenzy that lasts through to the New Year – tipping the scales in the direction of unhealthy weight gain. The good news is that the “Holiday 10” is an urban myth. In reality, most Americans actually gain around a pound. The bad news is that studies show the weight gained over the winter holiday isn’t lost during ...

Foundation is a Great Asset in the War on Cancer

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
Richard C. Wender, M.D.

25th Anniversary - Richard C. Wender, M.D. Professor and Chair of Family Medicine Thomas Jefferson University Medical College The Prevent Cancer Foundation is one of our nation’s greatest assets in the war on cancer.  This organization’s creative approach to building collaborations in an innovative, engaging way has been remarkable.  The annual national Dialogue for Action™ is one of the most important colon cancer screening gatherings in the country.  I have been particularly fortunate to be a participant and partner with the ...