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Tips for Eating Smart While Dining Out

Posted by PCF Admin on July 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
Dr. Ann Kulze

Healthy Eating - Editor's Note: Ann G. Kulze, M.D. is a noted nutrition and wellness expert, physician and member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s board of directors. This post is part one of a two part series on healthy eating while traveling. Summer travel means dining out and dining out comes with a host of forces that can work against you on the wellness front. Take advantage of the following guiding principles to transform this high risk eating endeavor into one that provides sensory pleasure without sacrificing your health or sabotaging your waistline. Avoid the “Great White Hazards” (white flour products, white potatoes, white rice) Request that bread not be brought to your table or have it removed as soon as you are seated. Ask for vegetables, beans or salads to replace white rice, potatoes, fries and pasta sides. Avoid pasta entrees. Always request whole grain bread instead of white bread when available. Control Your Portions (your biggest challenge) Request that your server package half of your meal in a take-home box before you are served. Have an appetizer as your main dish. Split an entrée with your dining partner. Request a smaller portion. Avoid large buffet lines and all-you-can-eat restaurants. Studies show the more quantity and variety available to us, the more we eat. Eat ...

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“Poker Bride” Honors Tutera, Donates to Foundation

Posted by Linda Chastain, Director of Special Events on June 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
Poker Bride 2

Outreach - Nicole Goodman and her fiancée Dwayne were chosen to be the first couple to receive the wedding of their dreams on the premiere episode of the new season of “My Fair Wedding,” hosted by lifestyle guru and Prevent Cancer Foundation board member, David Tutera. Jackpot! Before David chose the couple, they were finding it difficult to have the wedding they wanted and to stick to the budget they had. He talked with Nicole and Dwayne and found ...

Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations praised.

Posted by Janet Hudson on June 25th, 2010 | No Comments »
Kathryn West

25th Anniversary / Outreach - The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s future as a powerful builder of collaborations springs from 25 years of groundbreaking, innovative programs that brought together all the stakeholders around cancer prevention.  Speaking on the road from the Amgen Tour of California (ATOC) and the Breakaway from Cancer campaign, Kathryn West congratulated the Prevent Cancer Foundation on their Silver Jubilee, “…(the) Foundation is poised to be the eminent group on (cancer) prevention and early detection education…” Check out video! Editors Note: ...

2010 Super Colon Tour Wraps Up in the Big Apple

Posted by Suzette Smith, Director, Colorectal Initiatives on June 23rd, 2010 | No Comments »
Kids with Doctor 2 SC New York 2010

Outreach / Regular Screening / The Super Colon - The National Super Colon Tour for the Prevent Cancer Foundation's 2010 fiscal year ended with a bang on June 7 at the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health in New York, NY. Even the busiest New Yorkers had to come and take a look see. There were 985 people that toured the exhibit, talked with staff and volunteers and received colorectal cancer prevention and early detection information and giveaways such as buddy bracelets and gift bags. We were even ...