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Healthy Snacks for a Busy Day

Posted by Monique Smaby on March 27th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Short on time but hungry? Here are some quick and easy snacks to keep you energized and focused throughout the workday. March is National Nutrition Month. Take control of your health this month by skipping the vending machines and snacking on these nutritious alternatives instead. Research has linked eating a poor diet to several cancers. Help prevent cancer by fueling your workday with these nutritious snacks.

Foods to Help You Fight Off Colorectal Cancer

Posted by Maggie Klee on March 26th, 2015 | No Comments »
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Diet and proper nutrition are vital tools in helping to prevent colorectal cancer. By staying active and packing your diet full of these vitamins and minerals, you can minimize your risk of getting this deadly disease.

High Calorie Content in Apple Juice Poses Health Risk

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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There have been recent headlines about arsenic in apple juice, but leading experts say the real problem is the juiceā€™s high sugar and calorie count. Nutritionists believe the popularity of apple juice, combined with its lackluster nutritional values, is adding to the childhood obesity epidemic and tooth decay. Some nutritionists say other juices can be just as harmful. Despite being fortified with vitamins in an attempt to balance out high calorie content, these juices can still ...

Food Heavyweights Asked to Help in Childhood Obesity Fight

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation Staff on December 5th, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), a Washington-based coalition chaired by First Lady Michelle Obama is focusing on the private sector to help stop the childhood obesity epidemic. In the past year the group has signed nearly 20 deals with the some of the biggest food companies in America. The PHA is working with companies to make it viable to offer increasingly healthy choices without hurting their bottom lines. For instance, Wal-Mart is currently working ...