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Quick Tips for a Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Posted by PCF Admin on January 20th, 2011 | No Comments »
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10 quick diet tips to help you stay energetic and healthy.  Boost your energy levels and keep your moods on an even keel with these quick everyday tips for your mind, body and spirit.   1. Take baby steps. If you’re trying to make healthful changes to your diet, keep in mind that even small changes will improve your health and feelings of well-being. Small changes are easier to make and stick with. Keep track of your food intake ...

Prevent Cancer News Round-Up

Posted by Prevent Cancer Foundation staff on January 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
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The Prevent Cancer Foundation blog’s look at news from around the Web in the cancer prevention and wellness communities. Upping Your New Year’s Resolution Odds While New Year’s resolutions are made aplenty during the beginning of the year, only about half of them are kept longer than six months. Learn how to make goals that stick, and change those resolutions into reality. (LA Times.com) It’s Time for Recess: Just Keep on Moving Sometimes a little break can have a ...

Healthy Recipes: Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 17th, 2010 | No Comments »
Apricot-Walnut Cereal Bars

Crisp and chewy, this bar is a good-for-you alternative to store-bought cereal bars. The secret ingredient, silken tofu, will give your day a protein-packed start. The recipe also works with other fruit-and-nut combinations.  Yield: 16 servings Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Individually wrap in plastic and keep at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw at room temperature or remove plastic, wrap ...

Healthy Recipes: Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad

Reduced-fat sour cream and mayo make a sumptuous, creamy dressing for a considerably lightened take on chicken salad. Oven-poaching the chicken in broth intensifies its flavor and keeps it moist and succulent. Combined with sweet grapes and aromatic tarragon, this is an elegant version of chicken salad that’s wonderful on a bed of mixed greens or a sandwich with nutty whole-grain bread. Yield: 8 servings, 1 cup each Total Time: 1 3/4 hours (including 1 hour chilling ...