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Free webcast offers strategies for parents/caregivers on keeping families healthy & happy

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on June 12th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
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Keeping our children and families healthy is one of the most important and challenging goals for parents and caregivers. Current research has shown that starting a healthy lifestyle at a young age is one of the best ways to create a healthy future for our children and lower their risk of chronic disease like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Though we all strive to make sure our kids grow up healthy and strong, adopting or ...

Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day with words of inspiration

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 31st, 2013 | No Comments »
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This Sunday, June 2, 2013 marks the 26th annual National Cancer Survivors Day (NCSD), a time to honor everyone living with a history of cancer. For the nearly 14 million cancer survivors in the U.S. , this day provides the opportunity to celebrate milestones, share their knowledge and experiences with others, recognize those who have supported them and rejoice in life after cancer. Over the years the Prevent Cancer Foundation has heard many stories from survivors ...

Healthy recipe: Grapefruit chicken satay salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 30th, 2013 | No Comments »
Grapefruit Chicken Satay Salad

Yield: 4 servings, about 2 cups each Servings: 4 Prep Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Recipe Description: This tossed salad borrows the basic flavors of Thai satay and turns them into a rich and satisfying entree salad. Recipe Ingredients: 2 large pink or ruby-red grapefruits 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup smooth natural peanut butter 2 ...

Healthy recipe: Grilled shrimp skewers over white bean salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on May 23rd, 2013 | No Comments »
Grilled Shrimp Sweres

Yield: 6 servings, about 3/4 cup salad and 4 shrimp each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the salad and shrimp separately for up to 1 day. | Equipment: Six 8- to 10-inch skewers Recipe Description: Fresh herbs make all the difference in this light, summery bean salad that in turn makes an aromatic bed for the easy grilled shrimp. The shrimp and salad are wonderful together but you could also ...