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March 2008
Issue 21

Welcome from
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

As the weather turns warmer, holidays like Easter and Passover bring families together. There’s no better time to instill healthy, cancer-protective habits in young people. This month’s AICR e.Newsletter arms you with ideas for healthy spring activities, and maybe even provides some fodder for dinner conversation at your next family gathering. So Happy Spring, and pass the green beans.

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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

Cancer and MSG: Busting the Myth

The latest installment of AICR’s Mythbusting series casts a cold eye on the hysteria surrounding monosodium glutamate (MSG) and cancer.

Spring into Good Health with the Whole Family

Don’t sit kids and grandkids in front of the TV at your next family gathering. Try these ideas for getting everyone moving.

The Jack Sprat Diet: A Fairy Tale?

When eating for better health and cancer prevention, many of us start out by cutting fat. But even as we go about setting ourselves (fat) free, we can fall into a trap.

Research On Your Plate

No-Fret Frittatas

Wondering what to make for brunch guests? No worries: Here are a couple of delicious, nutritious recipes that will satisfy in a healthy way.


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