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The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is one of the nation's largest cancer charities, focusing exclusively on the link between diet and cancer.

Mustard Chicken with Summer Vegetables: Roasting is a terrific way to prepare many vegetables, because it intensifies flavors and brings out a natural sweetness. Fennel, summer squash, carrots and new potatoes are rich in fiber and a variety of healthful phytochemicals. The stone ground mustard sauce locks bold flavor into the chicken.

Infographic Obesity and Cancer | American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)

5 Ways to Keep Your Child Healthy for Life. When they’re young, we teach them to apply sunblock, brush their teeth and look both ways when they cross the street. Let's teach them to be healthy for life!

Although all nuts fit into a cancer-preventive diet, walnuts are most studied for cancer. Walnuts contain high amounts of polyphenols, phytochemicals that have antioxidant properties.

Cider-Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which acts as an antioxidant that protects our cells from damage.

Healthy Holiday Desserts - These red velvet cupcakes use beets to get their rich red color.

Just 30 minutes of physical activity a day is enough to lower your cancer risk. Aim to build more activity, like brisk walking, into your daily routine: ow.ly/onQlA

Did you know that eating whole grains may help reduce your risk of colon cancer and other diseases? Plus, whole grains have lots of fiber. And, fiber helps the body stay full longer, maintain a healthy weight, and keeps cholesterol and blood sugar at healthy levels. Check out the healthy examples of whole grains in this infographic from MD Anderson. #diet #nutrition #food #health

A rainbow of health -- what the different colors of fruits and veggies mean to you. #nutrition #infographic High resolution: yp4h.osu.edu/...

Our body can combine the plant proteins we eat at different times during the day to make the complete protein our body needs to repair its muscles, help keep the immune system strong and continue growing healthy. Try this southwestern bean salad, packed full of plant proteins, fiber and cancer-fighting phytochemicals.

Our body can combine the plant proteins we eat at different times during the day to make the complete protein our body needs to repair its muscles, help keep the immune system strong and continue growing healthy. Try this southwestern bean salad, packed full of plant proteins, fiber and cancer-fighting phytochemicals.

Research on tomatoes and prostate cancer prevention is already strong, but a new lab study suggests pairing tomatoes with soy may add even more protection.

Citrus works well as a meat tenderizer, but using it as a marinade also helps inhibit the formation of carcinogens when cooking at high temperatures.

It’s grilling time and this year you'll be ready to host safe and healthy backyard barbecues with AICR's tips for the season. Follow these 5 easy steps so that what you grill and how you grill maximizes taste, but minimizes cancer risk for you and your family and friends.

Grapefruit is packed with vitamin C, fiber and carotenoids that can help reduce inflammation, improve immune function and decrease cancer cell growth. ow.ly/kPgPo

Cancer Prevention Starts in Childhood

Kids Thrive with Vegetable Gardening

Hiding Vegetables isn't just for kids. Studies show it can help adults up their daily consumption. Try our Macaroni & Cheese with Summer Squash and Cauliflower. preventcancer.aic...

50% of Colorectal Cancers don't have to happen. Learn more about prevention: www.aicr.org/...