Weekly Workout to Weekend Warrior, Any Amount Lowers Cancer Death Risk, Finds Study

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Exercising even small amounts is better than doing nothing. But how often and how intense that exercise should be is a big area of study.

Now comes a study that suggests whether you take that brisk walk a couple times a week for half an hour, every weekday or extend it into intense weekend bouts may lower the risk of premature death from cancer or any cause.

The study was published yesterday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This study looked at activity habits related to dying. AICR recommendations focus on cancer prevention. And for lower risk of developing cancer, AICR research shows that 30 minutes of physical Read more… “Weekly Workout to Weekend Warrior, Any Amount Lowers Cancer Death Risk, Finds Study”

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    Prevent Food Waste! Don’t Toss Those Cancer-Fighting Veggie Parts

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    With the Thanksgiving feast behind us, you likely have a refrigerator stuffed with leftovers.

    In the US, we waste almost a third of our food, with fruits and vegetables having the highest rates of waste. Here, we’re sharing one of our most popular articles on how to use those remnants you might normally toss.

    For more about reducing food waste — what you can freeze, can, and store – the USDA has these resources.

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      Animal Study Identifies How Black Raspberries May Lower Oral Cancers

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      AICR research shows that eating plenty of fruit is one of the ways to lower risk of oral cancers, such as mouth, pharynx and larynx. Now a study highlighted at our conference this week hones in on how one type of fruit – black raspberries – may reduce oral cancers, at least in rodents.

      The study, not yet published, found that black raspberries slowed the development of oral cancers in rats and identified cancer-related genes that were affected.

      Here’s more about the study. Read more… “Animal Study Identifies How Black Raspberries May Lower Oral Cancers”

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