"It's Never Too Late"
Tip of the Week:
Asparagus is in season! Steam, sautée or roast this spring vegetable it's low in calories and rich in folate and fiber. Try AICR's Roasted Asparagus with Garlic.
It's Never Too Late
Your risk for cancer increases as you age. By the time you reach 65, your risk is 10 times higher than someone younger. That’s the bad news.
The good news: Research is now showing that simple, healthy everyday steps like moving more, eating smart and staying lean offer you real protection – no matter what your age.
But thousands of older Americans still haven’t heard this vital message or don’t know how to get started. That’s why AICR has launched a new campaign to arm Americans over 50 with the knowledge to take control of their health.
On this page, you can join AICR’s It’s Never Too Late to Lower Your Cancer Risk campaign by setting personal goals, learning more about the research, and finding AICR materials to help you on your journey.
Download AICR’s diet and physical activity plans and join the ranks of Americans 50 and over taking simple steps to prevent cancer.
Read why your cancer risk increases with age and find out about the research showing how diet and activity can help delay aging and fight cancer.
Follow a simple rule-of-thumb to make meals that lower your cancer risk.
Send an email to your friends encouraging them to join our campaign to eat smart, move more and lower cancer risk.
Click on these handy links to help you Eat Smart, Move More, Stay Lean and lower your cancer risk.
Published on July 8, 2011