From AICR eNEWS: 12 Days of Holiday Fitness

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OrnamentTapeMeasureJust 12 days to ’till Christmas.

If you feel like you’ve been swimming against the  (Yule) tide this year, this month’s AICR eNews has 12 tips for staying fit and active.

Our production assistant Becky strapped on a pedometer and recorded how many steps it took her to perform various seasonal activities – everything from decking the halls to trimming the tree.

Check out her article to see how she did.

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    AICR in PARADE Magazine

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    Very pleain the newssed to see this story on our recently updated expert report in yesterday’s PARADE Magazine.

    Dr. Ranit Mishori‘s Stay Healthy column reminds readers that the recent controversy over mammograms should not distract women from the convincing evidence that diet, weight and physical activity make a big difference in lowering risk.

    Includes a nice quote from AICR Director of Research Susan Higginbotham, PhD, RD.

    A great way to start the week!

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      Chow Down on Soups to Fill Up on Nutrients

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      beans With chillier weather nipping at our heels , this week’s AICR Health-e-Recipe, Three Bean Soup , is a nourishing, stick-to-your-ribs way to keep calories low while enjoying a helping of dietary fiber (about 1/4 of the day’s recommended amount) for lower cancer risk. Check out AICR’s newly updated brochure, The Facts about Fiber, for the whole scoop.

      Thanks to the protein in the beans, you serve this soup as a hearty one-pot-meal (alongside a hunk of whole-grain bread).  Get creative by trying different bean combinations — navy, pinto and lima beans? Yum!

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