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.

We bring a detailed policy framework to our advocacy efforts, and provide lawmakers with the scientific evidence they need to achieve our objectives.

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.

December 10, 2010 | 1 minute read

Cheers! Three Tips for Healthy Holiday Toasts

This holiday season, we’re sharing strategies to help you toast your health with cancer-fighting food and beverage choices.

Alcohol is a cause of several cancers including breast and colorectal, and the extra calories you get from these drinks can lead to weight gain.  And that excess body fat is also a cause of several cancers.

Check out our December eNews article and video to learn how these three ideas can get you through the holidays without losing holiday deliciousness or compromising your health:

1.         Portion Size Management – think small glasses and standard drink size.  Check out how many calories are in some holiday beverages in eNews.

2.         Spruce Up the Seltzer – check out some colorful and tasty ways to go calorie free.

3.         Consider the Choices – be picky and choose what you really want.

You’ll also find a recipe for a cancer fighting Green Tea and Cranberry Punch (pictured above).

And, if you need some gift ideas check out “Top 10 Holiday Gifts that Keep on Giving.

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