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.

Whether you are a healthcare provider, a researcher, or just someone who wants to learn more about cancer prevention, we’re here to help.

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.

January 18, 2011 | 2 minute read

Make the Most of Rice

If you’re new to chewy, nutty-tasting brown rice, you’ll love today’s Health-e-Recipe for Herbed Rice with Mushrooms and Wilted Spinach. It’s a great example of how to make the most of rice by adding cancer-fighting vegetables.

Brown rice is the whole-grain form of rice, with more than double the dietary fiber of its white, refined counterpart. It also provides more vitamin B-6, magnesium and selenium, as well as phytochemicals with antioxidant properties that seem to help stave off cancer and heart disease. While traditional brown rice requires about 45 minutes of cooking time, quick-fix brown rice is now available that takes only ten minutes to prepare.

You could also spring for wild rice, another healthful whole grain, which is more expensive because it is harvested by hand in the northern regions of the U.S. where it grows. A mix of wild and brown rice is delicious. (Regular, long- cooking brown rice takes about the same time to prepare so you can cook them together).

Mushrooms and spinach combine with savory herbs and onions in this dish. Mixing vegetables with whole grains into pilafs and other dishes is a delicious way to enjoy the variety of plant-based, cancer-fighting foods. For more delicious recipes using whole grains, you can download AICR’s free brochure, Beans and Whole Grains: The New American Plate. Click here to subscribe to weekly Health-e-Recipes from AICR.

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