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.
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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