Plant-Based Burgers: What are They Made of and can They be Part of a Cancer-Protective Diet?

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A new type of meatless burger is sweeping into restaurants and grocery stores across the country and creating a lot of buzz. The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger are touted for tasting like actual meat, and also offering health benefits. But what’s really in these meatless burgers and can they fit into a healthy, cancer-protective diet? We asked the experts.

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A Healthy Twist on Your Thanksgiving Menu

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Planning a healthy Thanksgiving menu doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice the amazing flavors of fall. This Thanksgiving, boost the health potential of your holiday meal with colorful and seasonal vegetables, beans, whole grains, fruits and nuts. Many of these plant-based foods provide cancer-fighting fibers, vitamins A and C and protective phytochemicals.

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Exploring the Fall Farmers Market

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Leaves are falling from the trees, colors are changing, the air is crisp and cool, and its finally sweater weather! Fall harvest is here and local farmers markets across the country are offering delicious and colorful produce for the new season. From apples and pumpkins to swiss chard and kale, there are plenty of fun fall crops to try. The farmers market is a great place to stock up on some new and familiar vegetables, fruits, and other cancer protective foods. If you are looking for new foods to try, looking for a fun activity to do with family or friends, or simply want to enjoy the season, the farmers market has you covered.

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