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February 2008
Issue 20

Welcome from
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

Look to AICR for information about diet and cancer prevention that you can trust. This month’s e.Newsletter examines some heavily hyped foods to separate science fact from science fiction, and also brings some news to take heart in: when it comes to preventing cancer, it’s never too late.

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What the Research Says

How Super are “Superfoods?”

Is all the internet buzz surrounding mangosteen and acai berry warranted? Do these fruits really pack a uniquely cancer-protective punch?

It’s Never too Late to Get Up and Go

New research shows that making changes to a sedentary lifestyle can yield big health improvements . . . at any age.

Biting into Chocolate Health

Valentine’s Day may be over, but chocolate is forever. Recent research suggests it may even have a role in health, but that’s not the whole story: the devil’s food is in the details.

Research On Your Plate

Chocolate Surprises

Looking for some healthy ways to give in to temptation? As these recipes show, a little dark chocolate can go a long way.

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