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October 2013 | Issue 87

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Marilyn Gentry

Welcome Readers,

This month learn about the latest prevention research for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what it means for you and your family. Plan ahead for Halloween with our candy guide and get healthy tips for navigating the holiday season to come. Plus, don't miss a bonus recipe featuring some of our favorite ingredients!

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Cancer Prevention Venn

 

3 Ages of a Woman in Silhouette

Most women are older than 50 when diagnosed with breast cancer, but an increasing amount of research shows that what women eat and other lifestyle choices we make throughout life can make a difference for later cancer risk. –


candy corn

Trick or Treat: The Best and Worst of Halloween Candy (Slideshow)

Every year Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy for Halloween. So what does this mean for our health? We spotlight the best and worst of Halloween treats.


NAP Challenge

Plan It Forward: Get Your Plate – and Weight – Ready for the Holiday Season

This year, lose weight – instead of gaining it – throughout the food-centered holiday season from Halloween through New Years. Our New American Plate Challenge gives you weekly recipes, steps, tools and tips to help you do just that.

From the AICR Test Kitchen

From The AICR Test Kitchen:
Carrot Slaw (Recipe)

Orange vegetables, like sweet potatoes and winter squash, and some dark green ones like broccoli, are rich in beta-carotene, a phytochemical that turns to vitamin A in the body and may help prevent cancer.

Don’t forget to sign your office up to host a Pink on Purpose Event this October! With your help, we can have a greater impact on emerging breast cancer research, treatment interventions and prevention programs in labs, clinics, and communities across the country.

Learn more about our Pink on Purpose program.

Get Pink on Purpose. The American Institute for Cancer Research

Published on October 3, 2013

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