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American Institute for Cancer Research .
American Institute for Cancer Research .
American Institute for Cancer Research .

American Institute for Cancer Research .

AICR funds cutting-edge research and give people practical tools and information to help them prevent - and survive- cancer.

Beat the Banana is a fun event to encourage active lifestyles and help fundraise for cancer research and education.

Being Physically Active Decreases Risk of These Cancers

Silken Chocolate Mousse - with blueberries, tofu and sesame, this creamy mousse packs plenty of healthful nutrients and phytochemicals. Prefect for a special occasion.

Nearly 50% of the most common cancers could be prevented. Infographic.

Can Prevent is our latest campaign to bring awareness to the nearly 50% of cancers that don't have to happen:

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:

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:

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.