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Eat Right for Life Companion Cookbook to Benefit Foundation

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Ann Kulze, M.D., nationally recognized motivational speaker and renowned authority on nutrition, healthy living and disease prevention for donating proceeds from the sale of her new cookbook, Eat Right for Life, A Companion Cookbook.  For each Companion Cookbook purchased, Dr. Ann is donating $1.00 to the Foundation. The Companion Cookbook shatters the myth that cooking tasty and nutritious meals is a difficult task. It includes Dr. Ann’s favorite recipes (breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts) from 20 ...

Healthy Recipes: Crab Cake Burgers

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on September 2nd, 2011 | No Comments »
Crab Cake Burgers

Yield: 6 servings Servings: 6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Recipe Description: These burgers have a true crab flavor that isn't masked by fillers or strong seasoning. Serve on a bun with tartar sauce or with a lemon-juice-dressed salad of greens, sprouts and sliced peaches. This recipe works best with convenient pasteurized crabmeat, usually found in the refrigerated case near the fish counter. If you prefer lump crabmeat, cut it into small, uniform pieces. Recipe Ingredients: 1 pound ...

What Makes Fruits and Vegetables So Healthy?

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 24th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Everyone knows that eating fruits and vegetables is important to maintain a healthy diet, but not everyone understands the science behind it. While there are a number of reasons why these food groups are so essential, one of the most important is the presence of phytochemicals, also know as phytonutrients. Besides giving fruits and vegetables distinct colors, smells and tastes, phytochemicals are rich in antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease ...

Junk Food Ads Cause Children to Nag Incessantly

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on August 18th, 2011 | No Comments »
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In light of the growing problem of childhood obesity, a recent study at Johns Hopkins examined the effect that junk food television advertisements have on children. The study focused on what researchers call “The Nag Factor,” which theorizes that, after being inundated with ads for unhealthy food and beverages, children are persistent in nagging their parents to purchase junk food. While parents have a number of different ways to combat the problem, the study suggests ...