A Valentine’s Day Meal with Foods that Fight Cancer

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Instead of dining out on Valentine’s Day, enjoy a private, romantic evening at home. Take a break from expensive restaurants by cooking a healthy meal with foods that fight cancer.

Try this – pan-seared halibut with heirloom tomatoes served over herbed farro and garlicky-greens and mushrooms. The combination of flavors and the bright color pop from the heirloom tomatoes make this meal perfect for Valentine’s Day.

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    Mixed Messaging on Red Wine: Separating Myth from Fact

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    Many choices you make to lower the risk of cancer pack an extra health-protective punch because they also lower the risk of heart disease. But trying to make a smart choice about alcohol can be confusing.
    Alcohol — especially wine — has an image as a heart-healthy choice, and fewer than 4 in 10 people are aware that alcohol poses a cancer risk. But it does, and the link should be of special concern to women since increased breast cancer risk starts at relatively low amounts of alcohol.

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      Organic Foods and Cancer Risk: Separating Myth from Fact

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      Organic food is one of the hottest topics in nutrition today – a quick googling yields more than 18 million results – and nearly everyone has an opinion on it. A recent survey found that nearly half of all Americans report choosing organic foods when possible.


      There is concern that pesticides used on conventionally-grown foods may pose a cancer risk, particularly to agricultural workers. However, it is not known whether eating conventionally grown foods poses health risks. Findings from a new study published last week in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that organic foods may lower cancer risk.

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