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Healthy Recipes: Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

Posted by PCF Admin on November 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

Healthy Eating -   Here's the quintessence of Japanese home cooking: an aromatic, protein-rich broth served over rice.  For a less traditional taste, you could reduce or even omit the sugar for a more healthy recipe.   4 servings, 1 1/2 cups each | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes     Ingredients 1 1/2 cups instant brown rice 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon mirin, (see Ingredient note) 2 large egg whites 1 large egg 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 6 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced Preparation 1.     Prepare instant brown rice according to package directions. 2.     Pour broth into a heavy medium saucepan, along with sugar, soy sauce and mirin. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. 3.     Stir egg whites and whole egg in a small bowl until just mixed. Add chicken to the simmering broth. Gently pour in the egg mixture, without stirring. Sprinkle scallions on top. When the egg starts to firm up, after about 3 minutes, stir it with chopsticks or a knife. (The chicken will be cooked by now.) Divide the rice among 4 deep soup bowls and top with the chicken mixture. Nutrition Per serving : 262 Calories; 3 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 1 g ...

Go Smoke-Free #2PreventCancer

Posted by Prevent Cancer Fdn Staff on November 18th, 2010 | No Comments »
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No Smoking - Today marks the 35th annual Great American Smokeout, which encourages smokers to lay off the habit for at least 24 hours and to use this date to make a plan to quit smoking. By quitting smoking, an individual can take steps toward a healthier lifestyle – one that can lead to reducing lung cancer risk while improving the lives of those around them. According to the American Cancer Society, there have been great results since the ...

A Dialogue for Action That’s Magical

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 15th, 2010 | No Comments »
Don Nease, M.D.

25th Anniversary / Conferences - Donald E. Nease, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan  “The National Dialogue for Action meeting on colorectal cancer is the only meeting I attend where survivors, advocates, public health, providers and researchers come together to discuss meaningful ways to advance the effort to reduce suffering from colorectal cancer. Normally, it’s just one or two of these groups in the room at meetings, but the Dialogue brings us all together, and that is magical! ...

Prevent Cancer Foundation News Round-Up

Posted by Prevent Cancer Fdn staff on November 12th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Foundation News - The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s weekly look at news from around the web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds A recent study suggests that annual CT scans can greatly reduce the lung cancer death rate, and possibly detect other serious illnesses. (New York Times) Many Americans Caught In Cycle Of Stress And Unhealthy Ways To Manage It Nobody likes to be stressed – but there are side effects that you ...