The American Institute for Cancer Research

January 2008
Issue 19

Welcome from
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

The coldest months of the year present a unique set of health challenges. Icy weather can keep many of us inside – and inactive. One look at a January produce aisle reminds us that the bold colors and flavors of spring are still months away. This month’s AICR e.Newsletter is here to help, with tips on how to pack delicious variety into your meals and healthy activity into even the wintriest day. Enjoy.

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AICR is the cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer prevention and educates the public about the results.

What the Research Says

Veggies: More Variety for Maximum Cancer Protection

AICR ‘s new expert report encourages Americans to think beyond potatoes.

All Together Now: Exercising With Others

With the cancer-fighting benefits of exercise now a certainty, many find teaming up the ideal way to get moving.

What’s in Season this Season?

To everything there is a season, so we offer a handy guide to enjoying produce at its peak throughout the year.

Research On Your Plate

Pair Potatoes with Colorful Vegetables

Relying on white potatoes as your main vegetable – like many Americans do – means neglecting a rainbow of choices that supply hundreds of cancer-fighting phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins. Try these delicious, healthy recipes which put a new twist on the humble tater.

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