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Reduce Your Cancer Risk: Weight

REPLACE foods that are high in calorie-density for less calorie-dense foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans

More Food, Fewer Calories

The notion of calorie density – the amount of calories in a specific weight of food – may sound complicated. But it’s really a “big picture” approach that takes the worry out of watching your weight.

Simply put: If you load up your plate with plant foods, which contain lots of water and fiber and not much fat, you’ll feel full on fewer calories.

And that’s important, because calorie-dense meals promote overweight and obesity, and excess body fat is a primary cause of many cancers.

New American Plate

The New American Plate

You can start putting calorie density to work for you at your very next meal with AICR’s New American Plate approach to eating for a healthy weight and healthy life.

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What Is Calorie Density?

Q and A with Researcher Barbara Rolls

More Food Fewer Calories

Brochure: More Food, Fewer Calories

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