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Easy Chinese Sauces Turn Simple Entrees Into Festive Chinese New Year Dishes
22 Jan 02 | These specially-created recipes, which serve as both marinades and rich-tasting sauces, can be used with any steamed, broiled, or grilled entr‚e or vegetable dish. * Some commercially-prepared sauces are labeled "black bean and garlic sauce," ...

Start the Year with Healthful, Slimming Spa Foods
24 Dec 01 | freshly squeezed lime juice, or to tasteFreshly grated nutmeg, to tasteSalt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste2 tsp. Season grilled vegetables with salt and pepper, to taste, before serving.

Colorful Calendar Offers Healthy Recipes Inspired by Classics of the Silver Screen
13 Dec 01 | A new calendar offered by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) features playful illustrations that tweak some classic movie scenes to help give healthy eating the big-screen treatment it deserves. The American Institute for Cancer ...

Perfect for Health, Perfect for Giving: Holiday Quick Breads Are Worth Celebrating
10 Dec 01 | Dried fruits – cranberries, apricots, dates, etc. – are popular ingredients for quick breads because they add natural sweetness and texture. Canola oil spray2 large eggs3/4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed1/3 cup canola oil1 cup mashed canned...

Brighten Winter Meals With the Rich, Sweet Flavors of Root Vegetables
26 Nov 01 | WASHINGTON, DC - Root vegetables like beets, carrots, parsnips and turnips, which reach their peak at this time of the year, make perfect candidates for winter dishes, releasing rich, sweet flavors and aromas as they oven-roast. And, according to...

New Survey: In Wake of September 11th, 1/5 of Americans Turn to Unhealthy Foods
21 Nov 01 | WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON, DC - A new survey commissioned by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that about 20 percent of Americans have made unhealthy changes in the way they eat in the wake of the events of September 11th. ...

New Theory May Provide Missing Link Between Overweight, Cancer
16 Nov 01 | WASHINGTON, DC - A specific condition that occurs in the bodies of many inactive, overweight individuals may actually encourage the cancer process, according to researchers at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). The researchers say...

Dress up Holiday Stuffings With Better Flavor and Better Health
05 Nov 01 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) has retooled time-honored holiday stuffings so they are more healthful, yet retain their "family favorite" taste. Stuffing recipes sometimes call for meat, but Polk notes that when stuffing is ...

Cancer Researchers Warn About Obesity-Cancer Link
11 Oct 01 | Researchers at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) warned today that carrying extra weight means carrying extra cancer risk. The evidence to date has consistently linked obesity to POST-MENOPAUSAL BREAST CANCER, COLON CANCER, ...

October is National Breast Cancer Month : Free Brochure Helps Women Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer
11 Sep 01 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is offering a free brochure, Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer, that provides guidelines and tips on how to control dietary and other lifestyle factors that affect a woman's risk for breast ...

Upcoming Nutrition After Cancer Conference To Bring Researchers, Survivors To The Table
31 Aug 01 | The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) will host a conference bringing researchers, physicians, activists and cancer survivors together. Scheduled to speak at the AICR Nutrition after Cancer conference is Diana Dyer, a registered ...

Widespread Fear of Cancer, But Little Knowledge About Reducing Risk
17 Jul 01 | According to the survey, released at the 11th Annual Research Conference of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), cancer is the number one day-to-day health concern in America. Only 46 percent identified diets low in fruits and ...

How Common Foods Can Specifically Target, Strengthen the Body's First Lines of Defense Against Cancer
17 Jul 01 | Scientists speaking at the 11th Annual Research Conference of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) revealed new evidence showing that substances within herbs, tea, broccoli and other common foods "zero in on" the body's front lines in...

New Diet-Cancer Research Shows Variety to be Key to Cancer Prevention
17 Jul 01 | Researchers studying the diet-cancer link are devoting a new level of scientific attention to a dietary factor that many people take for granted - variety. According to researchers at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) 11th Annual ...

The Classic Mediterranean Diet Combines Fabulous Taste With Health Protection
17 Jul 01 | Cancer researchers who study diets of different countries or regions to discover the nature of their cancer-protective benefits caution against focusing on narrow aspects or single foods in a diet. During the 11th Annual Research Conference on ...

AICR Feeds Scientists Their Own Theory: Cancer-Fighting Luncheon Served To Researchers
16 Jul 01 | Scientists were served a meal based on their own research results at the "New American Plate Luncheon" held today in Washington, D.C. Designed to prevent chronic diseases like cancer and help maintain an appropriate weight, the luncheon, which ...

Smart Summer Ways To Reach 4-6 Daily Servings: Drink Your Veggies - As Chilled Soups
06 Jul 01 | Low in calories, rich-tasting and easily prepared, chilled soups are a convenient way to help reach the number of daily servings of vegetables recommended for optimum health. Taste and add salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce, as desired.

Cancer Experts Call for Fundamental Shift in American Meals for Lower Weight and Better Health
12 Jun 01 | Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) are urging Americans to adopt a simple but innovative meal model for better health, lower weight and greater variety. Specifically, the cancer experts recommend using small recipe ...

Want A Lunch With Long-Lasting Power? Pack Your Own And Focus On Whole Grains
11 Jun 01 | A brown-bag lunch can offer more opportunities for a health-protective midday meal at the office than the typical take-out counter or fast-food restaurant, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). Noting that the most ...

Avoiding The Health Hazards Of Grilling: Free Brochure Explains The Whys And Hows
10 May 01 | The brochure advises consumers on the potential health risks of grilling meat, poultry and fish - and provides advice on how to avoid or reduce those risks. Cancer researchers have found that grilling and broiling cause "muscle meats" (red meat, ...

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