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The Annual AICR Research Conference is the most authoritative source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and 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.

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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.

November 10, 2011 | 2 minute read

AICR’s Foods that Fight Cancer: NEW & UPDATED

Have you ever wondered whether all the hype over broccoli, blueberries and other “superfoods” is true?

Now you have an evidence-based, user-friendly tool to find out: last week at our conference we launched our new web resource “AICR’s Foods that Fight CancerTM.” 

Go to these pages to learn about research related to specific foods and cancer prevention and to find practical tips on how to use the foods, along with recipes from the AICR Test Kitchen.

Our first four foods are Broccoli and Cruciferous Vegetables, Blueberries, Cranberries and Flaxseed. Keep checking back because we’ll be adding and updating some every month.

Here’s what you’ll find at AICR’s Foods that Fight CancerTM:

Intro: read a little about the food’s history or other fun facts, its nutrients and phytochemicals.

Research: find out what the current evidence shows from AICR/WCRF expert report and its updates, open areas of investigation for laboratory research and human studies, and AICR-supported studies.

Tips: learn how to select, store and prepare the food.

Recipes: Try these delicious AICR Test Kitchen recipes to include more of these healthy foods in your diet.

Ask the Expert: we’ve listed some FAQs and an opportunity to ask a question about diet and food and cancer prevention.

References: a listing of all studies and references used for the relevant section.

What’s your favorite “food that fights cancer?”



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