American Institute for Cancer Research

New Government Report: Vitamin Supplements Don't Help Prevent Cancer
06 Aug 03 | A US government task force has found no evidence that vitamin supplements help reduce risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease. Diet-cancer experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) welcomed the announcement.

Cut Out Excess Fat And Sugar Calories: Achieve Rich, Satisfying Flavor With Southeast Asian Cooking Techniques
29 Jul 03 | Combining a wide variety of foods and seasonings, Southeast Asian cooking creates dishes with a deep flavor that does not depend on the fats and sweeteners Western foods so often rely on, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)

AICR Calls on Americans to End 20-Year Eating Binge
17 Jul 03 | We now have enough complementary research results to tell an amazing story: how a whole society lost its sense of appropriate portion size, ate too much and slid passively into overweight and obesity.

Amid Obesity Epidemic, More Americans Than Ever Are Cleaning Their Plates, New Surveys Find
17 Jul 03 | A new report released today by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that more Americans than ever are eagerly polishing off whatever amount of food is in front of them.

Researcher Documents Growth of US Portions - and US Waistlines
17 Jul 03 | A recent flurry of scientific research on US portion sizes has transformed two previously unconfirmed beliefs into hard scientific facts: US portion sizes have never been bigger, and bigger portions encourage overeating - by as much as 56 percent.

AICR Statement on Acrylamide
14 Jul 03 | Early in 2002, a series of studies suggested that foods such as French fries, potato chips and crackers contain levels of a substance called acrylamide that has been classified as a "medium hazard probable human carcinogen."

Statement of Ritva Butrum, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, American Institute for Cancer Research, on proposed FDA Changes to Health Claims on Food Labels
11 Jul 03 | It is the opinion of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) that the FDA's proposed loosening of regulations governing health claims made by food marketers and manufacturers represents a grave disservice to the American public.

AICR Offers Extensive Online Resource "For Cancer Survivors"
27 May 03 | Sunday, June 1st is National Cancer Survivors Day, and experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) have devoted a section of their website to address the specific concerns of the survivor community.

International Panel of Experts Meets to Produce World's Most Comprehensive, Influential Diet-Cancer Report
13 May 03 | A Panel of the world's leading cancer and nutrition experts met today in London under the auspices of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF International.)

AICR Welcomes First Results from Largest Diet-Cancer Study Ever Undertaken
02 May 03 | The first results from the largest scientific study to ever investigate the links between diet and cancer risk are in, and they strongly support a role for dietary fiber in the prevention of colon cancer.

Anxious Nation May Turn to Unhealthy Eating Habits, Experts Warn
21 Mar 03 | Health experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) are concerned that the millions of Americans anxiously watching around-the-clock news reports on the war in Iraq and its aftermath may turn to unhealthy foods.

Cancer Experts Combat Misinformation About Carbs with "Grass-Roots" Approach
07 Mar 03 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) says the widespread "all or nothing" approach to carbohydrates, chiefly inspired by misreadings of popular diets, is simply too simplistic and potentially dangerous.

New United Nations Report Supports Key Role for Diet, Activity in Cancer Prevention
03 Mar 03 | Cancer experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today applauded a new report from the United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO).

Super Tasty, Super Healthy Chilies For Super Winter Meals
16 Jan 03 | Just in time for the Superbowl, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has created party-sized chili recipes with a winning strategy: robust flavor and solid nutrition, minus excess calories and fat.

AICR Offers "Pioneering" 2003 Calendar
16 Dec 02 | A fun and educational new calendar offered by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) salutes the men and women whose innovations have changed the way we eat and live.

Americans Trust "Test Tube" Science Most, New Survey Finds
05 Dec 02 | When it comes to news about diet and cancer risk, Americans say they value test-tube research more highly than human research. This is one surprising finding from a new survey conducted by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).

Homemade Dips Make Healthier Snacks For The Holidays Or Unexpected Company
27 Nov 02 | Party dips are popular at holiday time, but commercial dips are usually high in fat, calories and sodium, and comparatively low in health-protective phytochemicals, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).

AICR Offers Healthy Holiday Recipes Online
27 Nov 02 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is featuring more than 40 delicious holiday recipes on the popular recipe section of its website. The featured recipes are intended to garnish the holiday meal with healthy yet festive dishes.

Cancer Experts Encouraged by New Garlic/Onion Study
05 Nov 02 | Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today welcomed new data from a study published in the November 6 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI).

More Than A Drink: Cider Boosts Flavor and Health Protection Of Autumn Vegetables
23 Oct 02 | Although health-conscious people are often familiar with the nutritional benefits of apples, cider is under-appreciated for its culinary versatility and ability to enhance both the flavor and health-protective features of vegetables.

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