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Cooking with pumpkin

Posted by Monique Smaby, Program & Communications Coordinator, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on October 22nd, 2014 | No Comments »
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(PHOTO LICENSE) There is no mistaking that autumn chill in the air—fall is here, and it’s time to embrace the seasonal ingredients and flavors that come with it. Eating a well-balanced and varied diet can significantly reduce your cancer risk. In fact, studies show that one-third of all cancer deaths are linked to diet and physical activity. Pumpkin, the quintessential fall cooking ingredient, is flavorful and low in calories. It’s also high in fiber, keeping you full ...

5k Walk/Run & health fair are not to be missed

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on September 16th, 2014 | No Comments »
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5 days and counting! This coming Sunday, September 21, marks the 6th annual Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run. The Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run is a family (and dog!) friendly event focused on promoting healthy living. Participants run or walk along the Capitol Riverfront boardwalk and through Yards Park, enjoying scenic views along the way. We know that you’re pumped for the 5k, but the excitement doesn’t end there. The health fair on the stadium concourse before and ...

Tips for a healthy, inexpensive lunch

Posted by Monique Smaby, Program & Communications Coordinator, Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program on August 15th, 2014 | No Comments »
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PHOTO CREDIT Many have the misconception that eating healthy is expensive. But if you map out your meals and only buy what you plan to eat at the grocery store, you can reduce costs and make healthy eating more affordable. Healthy eating and regular exercise are important steps to stay fit and Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Eating lean meats and vegetables and reducing salts and sweets in your diet keeps your body healthy and your immune ...

Staying healthy in college

Posted by Jennifer DeMarco, External Affairs Intern on August 14th, 2014 | No Comments »
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As college students, we’re excited about being away from home for the first time and enjoying what is often referred to as “the best years of your life.” It’s easy to forget that living a healthy lifestyle in college will help set us up for a lifetime of healthiness and happiness long after we’ve earned our degrees and entered the “real world.” Here are a few tips to stay healthy and help to reduce your ...

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