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

Posted by PCF Admin on September 4th, 2010 | No Comments »

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, iPod touch and iPad and is available through iTunes and the iPhone App Store. It puts great-tasting, nutritious recipes at your fingertips for any meal - even dessert! Some of the app’s top features include: 200 quick and easy-to-prepare recipes from the EatingWell Test Kitchen, preloaded recipes for instant access, a user-friendly experience with ability to browse by course category and much more. For more information about the "Healthy In A Hurry" App, visit

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. ...

Jan’s 5K Challenge: Hitting the Skids

Posted by Jan Mahrer, Exec. V.P. & COO on September 2nd, 2010 | No Comments »

Healthy Eating - Confession time – I hit the skids on healthy eating. Not just hit, but crashed right through the barricade like a runaway train. In my defense (yes I’m going to try to rationalize), I have been in the midst of buying a home and moving, both of which happened rather fast. Normally I can adapt to changing situations quite easily, but my usual organized self became the ultimate procrastinator which meant over the last two weeks ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-up: Week of Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

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Foundation News - The below is the Prevent Cancer Foundation blog's weekly look at news from around the web in the wellness and cancer prevention communities. Vitamin D Affects Autoimmune Diseases and Cancer Genes New research shows that vitamin D may play a part in controlling genes linked to some cancers, dementia and autoimmune disorders. ( Blog) Moderate Exercise Could Help Prevent Cancer The World Cancer Research Fund reports that 10,000 cases of breast and bowel cancer could be avoided ...