American Institute for Cancer Research

Innovative Nutrition Program Wins ADA Award
21 Oct 02 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today received the American Dietetic Association's prestigious 2002 Presidents' Circle Nutrition Education Award. In accepting the award, AICR Vice President for Education and Communications Jeff ...

Spurred by Surge in Obesity Statistics, Cancer Experts Issue Warning
10 Oct 02 | Researchers at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today expressed grave concern over new numbers from the ongoing National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, published in the October 9 Journal of the American Medical Association.

Twenty Ways to Boost Your Fruit and Veggie Servings
12 Sep 02 | Try these 20 tips to make it easier to get more fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

Eating Fruits And Veggies: Five A Day Is Smart, But More Is Even Smarter
12 Sep 02 | According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), five daily servings of fruits and vegetables can help ensure short-term nutritional needs but may not be enough to guard against health problems that develop over time.

Cancer Experts Applaud New Report's Increased Exercise Recommendations
09 Sep 02 | Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research today welcomed a new health report that recommends increasing the current recommendations for daily physical activity.

Flavor-Intense Salad Dressings: More Taste, Better Health
26 Aug 02 | Interest in salads, a dietary staple for those concerned about long-term health and weight management, can flag, unless the salads are enhanced by flavorful, low-cal dressings.

New Survey: One Year After 9-11, American Eating Habits Take Healthier Turn
22 Aug 02 | According to a new survey commissioned by the American Institute for Cancer Research, an overwhelming majority of Americans say that the events of September 11, 2001, have not had a significant long-term impact on their day-to-day eating habits.

Cancer Experts Warn Against Eliminating Either Fat or Carbs to Lose Weight
15 Aug 02 | What's making Americans overweight - the fat or the carbs? The answer is neither or both - or rather too much of either or both, say experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Beef Lobby's New $2.8M Ad Campaign Glosses Over Lingering Health Questions, Say Cancer Researchers
05 Aug 02 | Citing evidence suggesting that diets high in meat, grilled meat in particular, increase risk for several kinds of cancer, the AICR today cautioned men not to be swayed by a current ad campaign, which equates the act of grilling meat with manliness.

When It's Too Hot To Cook, Skip The Fast Foods: Assemble Healthful, Cooling Entrées In Minutes
23 Jul 02 | When it's too hot to cook, some people resort to fast food that are usually high in fat and calories but low in nutrients. Instead, the health-conscious can use the AICR's new, no-cook recipes of quick meals that are easy on cooks and waistlines.

AICR Launches Online Cancer Survivor's Guide
11 Jul 02 | At the AICR/WCRF International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer, AICR Vice President for Education Jeff Prince announced the launch of a new online guide devoted to nutrition for the cancer survivor.

Cancer Experts Issue Nutrition Guidelines for Cancer Survivors
11 Jul 02 | During the AICR/WCRF International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer held in Washington, D.C. this week, the American Institute for Cancer Research issued nutritional guidelines for cancer survivors.

Seasonings Boost Flavor as Well as Health Protection
11 Jul 02 | At the International Research Conference on Food, Nutrition and Cancer in Washington, D.C. this week, herbs and spices are being singled out for attention because, although usually viewed as flavor enhancers, they are rich in powerful phytochemicals.

Homemade Veggie Drinks Offer A Healthy, New Twist On Summertime Thirst-Quenchers
14 Jun 02 | Veggie coolers, drinks based on vegetables combined with dairy products, can refresh on a hot summer day more effectively than sweet, cloying drinks. Plus, they offer all the health benefits usually claimed for popular "health" or "wellness" juices.

Research Beginning to Reveal Clues About Impact of Diet on Cancer Survivors, Scientists Say
08 May 02 | At a conference called "Nutrition After Cancer," sponsored by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), scientists told a roomful of cancer survivors, health professionals, policy makers and members of the media that science is beginning ...

As Outdoor Grilling Season Begins, New Brochure Gives the Facts on Lowering Cancer Risk
07 May 02 | In time for the Memorial Day kick-off to the summer grilling season, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is offering a free brochure with advice and tips on minimizing the health risks associated with grilling. Research has shown ...

Cancer Experts Recommend Counting Steps For Prevention
18 Apr 02 | Because the pedometer makes you move, moving is a good antidote for overweight and obesity, and obesity increases risk of cancer in at least seven sites. In particular, obesity has been linked to breast cancer in post-menopausal women, colorectal ...

Easy Wasy To Boost Those Veggie Servings: Spreads, Dips and Sauces Smooth The Way
19 Mar 02 | WASHINGTON, DC - Cooked vegetables are usually served as side dishes, but the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) suggests that there are other more novel and interesting ways to incorporate vegetables into a meal. The Institute offers ...

Independent Researchers Issue New Assessment of Possible Milk-Prostate Cancer Link
26 Feb 02 | WASHINGTON, DC - The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) today issued a comprehensive analysis of recent scientific literature that has investigated possible associations between milk consumption and prostate cancer. The AICR review ...

Updated Comfort Foods Add Nutrition, Reduce Fat And Calories - but Keep Their Cozy Qualities
20 Feb 02 | The most popular comfort foods include macaroni and cheese, beef stew, chicken soup, chili, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, chocolate chip cookies and rice pudding. The AICR Comfort Foods brochure explains four techniques for preparing healthier ...

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