This time of the year is busy with planning, shopping and returning to extracurricular activities and the excitement of a new school year. Before settling into the school year routine, develop a plan to move more and eat more healthily to meet AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendation. Talk with your family about ideas that would work for all, and then set your family plan into action. Here are some suggestions from AICR.Read more… “Strive for Good Health and Cancer Prevention while Getting Kids Back to School”
Dr. Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RDN, leads a research program at the University of Arizona that focuses on the relationships among lifestyle factors, diet and physical activity with cancer prevention and survivorship. Her research currently looks at behavioral changes and how different interventions, using a range of options like eHealth tools and various information delivery systems can impact or improve health after a diagnosis of cancer.
Bacon, ham, cold cuts—we get a lot of questions about processed meats, almost more than any other type of food. AICR sets the record straight on processed meats and their link to cancer.
Processed meat is meat preserved by smoking, curing or salting, or the addition of chemical preservatives. Processed meats include ham, salami, bacon and sausages such as frankfurters and chorizo.Read more… “Processed Meat and Cancer”