5 Favorite Recipes, Cancer-Fighting Foods for Your Thanksgiving Table

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Your Thanksgiving table is full of traditional foods that promote good health and reduce the risk of cancer. We’ve picked our 5 favorite recipes with cancer-fighting foods that the whole family will love. How many of these can you fit in your spread this year?

1. Cranberries: These bright red gems contain vitamin C, dietary fiber and anthocyanins, compounds well-studied for their cancer-fighting properties. Read more… “5 Favorite Recipes, Cancer-Fighting Foods for Your Thanksgiving Table”

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    Sorghum, a new gluten-free grain for your risotto

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    If you’re from the South there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the grain that is showing up more in stores and products: sorghum. Southerners have been using sorghum syrup as a sweetener for years. Sorghum is an ancient grain that is a staple crop in India and throughout Africa. Here in the US, it’s gaining in popularity due to its strong health benefits and versatile uses.

    This grain has a nice mild flavor, is naturally gluten-free and packed full of nutrients.

    All sorghum is whole grain – containing higher levels of fiber, protein and minerals than most other grains. It’s also rich in phytochemicals that may protect against cancer, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Sorghum comes in a range of colors with darker colored grains containing unique compounds. Read more… “Sorghum, a new gluten-free grain for your risotto”

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      How to make kid-friendly, tasty fruit leather with 4 ingredients

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      One of my favorite things about fall is apple season. Apples are crisp and sweet and make for a great grab-and-go snack. They are also packed full of cancer-protective nutrients like fiber and the flavonoid quercetin, an antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory properties.

      This year I decided to do something different with my bundle of apples and make homemade fruit leather. Fruit leather is a great snack for any age, but is a particularly good kid-friendly alternative to fruit rollups.

      Traditional fruit rollups contain almost no real fruit – the first two ingredients are corn syrup and sugar, followed by a small amount of fruit concentrate and a list of unknown additives (e.g. acetylated monoglycerides). Read more… “How to make kid-friendly, tasty fruit leather with 4 ingredients”

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