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Issue 31 | February 2009
AICR Guidelines Trefoil News Break
February is National Cancer Prevention Month

If your New Year’s fervor to get healthy is already losing steam, February is a great time to give yourself a second chance.

AICR’s three Guidelines for Cancer Prevention can help you focus on what’s most important.

  • Choose mostly plant foods, limit red meat and avoid processed meat.
  • Be physically active every day in any way for 30 minutes or more.
  • Aim to be a healthy weight throughout life.

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Stir-Fry in a Wok

Icon Lifestyle Matters
Men vs. Women
Icon Research looking at the differences between the sexes may help us understand one another’s lifestyle habits.
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Icon Coach’s Corner
Do I burn more calories when I exercise in cold weather?
Icon Our physical activity expert weighs in on exercising during colder months.
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Icon Anatomy of a Recipe
Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce
Icon Try this quick and easy Valentine’s treat with someone you love.
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  Supporting AICR
Peter and Melissa’s Valentine’s Day Tradition
Two Valentine's Day Strawberry Chocolates Every February, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones for Valentine’s Day.
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In this Issue:

  • February is National Cancer Prevention Month
  • Lifestyle Matters: Men vs. Women
  • Coach’s Corner
  • Anatomy of a Recipe: Poached Pears with Chocolate Sauce
  • Peter and Melissa’s Valentine’s Day Tradition
AICR Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Notice some changes?

We’ve made some changes to AICR’s electronic newsletter, offering more interactive elements and a new, cleaner look.  We’ve also switched up the schedule: Now, look for e.News to arrive at the beginning of each month.  But we haven’t changed our commitment to providing you with solid, science-based information and practical tips for lowering your risk of cancer.

AICR Logo Today the American Institute for Cancer Research:
- Funds research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk;
- Interprets the accumulated scientific literature in the field; and
- Educates people about choices they can make to reduce their chances of developing cancer.

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