When you include the American Institute for Cancer Research in your estate plans, you make a major difference in the fight against cancer.

Corporate Champions who partner with the American Institute for Cancer Research stand at the forefront of the fight against cancer

The Continuous Update Project (CUP) is an ongoing program that analyzes global research on how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect cancer risk and survival.

A major milestone in cancer research, the Third Expert Report analyzes and synthesizes the evidence gathered in CUP reports and serves as a vital resource for anyone interested in preventing cancer.

AICR has pushed research to new heights, and has helped thousands of communities better understand the intersection of lifestyle, nutrition, and cancer.

Read real-life accounts of how AICR is changing lives through cancer prevention and survivorship.

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AICR champions research that increases understanding of the relationship between nutrition, lifestyle, and cancer.

AICR’s resources can help you navigate questions about nutrition and lifestyle, and empower you to advocate for your health.

AICR is committed to putting what we know about cancer prevention into action. To help you live healthier, we’ve taken the latest research and made 10 Cancer Prevention Recommendations.

April 30, 2013 | 1 minute read

A Kid-Pleasing, Crowd-Pleasing Salad

With only six ingredients, Health-e-Recipe for Colorful Southwestern Black Bean Salad gets high marks in all categories: it’s easy and quick to prepare, filling, healthy, cancer-preventive and delicious., A Kid-Pleasing, Crowd-Pleasing Salad

The 5 grams of cancer-fighting dietary fiber in each serving come from the vegetables and black beans, all rich in phytochemicals. A little olive oil and tomato salsa spread a piquant flavor  throughout this yummy salad. Serve it in a brightly colored bowl.

Kids like it too, as proven in our supermarket taste test this Spring, where AICR staff and Super Kids Nutrition originator Melissa Halas Liang, RD (right in photo below), dished out portions to delighted children and parents as part of our Health, A Kid-Pleasing, Crowd-Pleasing Salady Kids Today – Prevent Cancer Tomorrow campaign.

At only 125 calories per serving, you can add a half-cup of brown rice or a 6-inch whole-wheat tortilla to make it a healthy lunch. Eat another vegetable with it and have a piece of fresh fruit for dessert to round it into a meal.

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