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10 Ways to Make Exercise a Priority

Posted by PCF Admin on September 7th, 2010 | 2 Comments »
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Exercise Daily - Whether you enjoy exercising or not, a common pitfall we all face is keeping it a priority. I constantly interact with people failing to get their daily workout in because they are either too busy, too tired or simply unmotivated. Do these reasons sound familiar to you? Of course they do! Which is why you must read my top 10 Ways to Make Exercising a Priority. Make an Appointment:  At the beginning of each week, grab a few minutes with your calendar and write down the days and times you will be exercising. Treat your workout sessions the same way you treat your medical appointments. Writing down your appointments not only reinforces them, but let’s everyone who sees the calendar know you are serious about your schedule. Tell a Friend: Find someone else who wants to keep exercise a priority. Discuss your goals with a family member or friend and keep each other accountable. Set a Goal: What do you want to achieve through your workouts? Defining your goals will ensure a higher success rate; furthermore, giving yourself a time-frame by which to achieve your goals will keep you on the right track. Don’t Think About It: I am suggesting this tip for those ...

Celebrated D.C. Chef Speaks Up for Prevention

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 6th, 2010 | No Comments »
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25th Anniversary / Outreach - Spike Mendelsohn Chef, Good Stuff Eatery                       "On your 25th Anniversary we must take a moment to reflect on the very important work you do of researching and educating the public on the prevention of cancer. My grandfather, Sunny Nakis, was diagnosed and unfortunately passed away at a young age from cancer. Without a doubt, had we been better educated on cancer prevention it would have made a difference. I would like to congratulate you on the positive ...

EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” App Makes Eating Healthy Easy

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 4th, 2010 | No Comments »
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Healthy Eating - Research shows that as many as one-third of all cancer deaths are linked to poor diet and physical inactivity.  The Prevent Cancer Foundation communicates the importance of healthy eating as one of the most important cancer risk reduction habits through this blog's weekly EatingWell™ Healthy Recipe feature. And now with the recent introduction of EatingWell’s “Healthy In A Hurry” app, eating healthy is easier than ever. The "Healthy In A Hurry" app works for the iPhone, ...

Healthy Recipes:Orange-Glazed Shredded Carrots

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 3rd, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Orange Glazed Carrots

Healthy Eating - An orange glaze brings out the sweetness in one of the kid-friendliest vegetables around. With convenient pre-shredded carrots, there's no chopping required. Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each Total Time: 15 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes   Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1/2 cup orange juice 2. 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3. 1 teaspoon cornstarch 4. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 5. 2 10-ounce bags shredded or julienne-cut carrots 6. 1 teaspoon butter 7. 1/4 teaspoon salt Recipe Steps: 1. Whisk orange juice, broth and cornstarch in a small bowl. ...