AICR in PARADE Magazine

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Very pleain the newssed to see this story on our recently updated expert report in yesterday’s PARADE Magazine.

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.

A great way to start the week!

Chow Down on Soups to Fill Up on Nutrients

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beans 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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Bountiful Beans

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Today’s AICR Health-e-Recipe helps you fill up, not fill out.

Three-Bean Chili uses beans to satisfy your appetite while adding cancer-fighting folate (a B vitamin), fiber and plant-based protein to your meal. Kids love ’em, they come in many colors and they’re used in almost every kind of cuisine . Beans dry mixed

And they’re cheap! Soak your own dried beans or empty a can into a colander, rinse and drain them. Then toss them into hot dishes, cold salads, or blend them with some salsa for a delicious, healthy dip.

Check AICR’s Test Kitchen for more bean recipes, or order our free brochure, Beans and Whole Grains: The New American Plate, for lots more info and recipes.

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