Escape the summer heat with a refreshing chilled salad. This healthy side dish features cauliflower, a nutrient-rich cruciferous vegetable, packed with cancer protective compounds like indoles and isothiocyanates. Celery adds a crisp flavor. Finish it off with a tangy mustard vinaigrette and chill for the perfect healthy cool down.
Healthy food choices are at the core of the long-standing AICR Cancer Prevention Recommendations. But healthy food choices also promote overall good health – prolonging life and protecting people from disease and disability. The enormous impact of food choices on health was recently highlighted in The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study, 2017 study, one of the most exhaustive worldwide observational epidemiological studies conducted to date; the GBD study suggests that more than 11 million deaths could have been prevented through healthy diet in 2017. These findings are closely aligned with and support AICR’s Cancer Prevention Recommendations.
Summer is a great time to establish habits that you carry through the rest of the year and beyond. AICR recommends that you aim for at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise to reduce your risk of cancer and maintain a healthy weight. Here are five ways to get active.