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Healthy road trip snacks

This summer, about three-fourths of Americans are expected to hit the road for a family trip—cue the chorus of kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The key to keeping the backseat quiet and content? Food. But between rest stop vending machines and fast food meals, staying healthy on road trips is anything but easy. Fortunately, […]

Have a healthy 4th of July

The Fourth of July is hands down my favorite holiday. I love spending the day outside during my favorite season, with my favorite people and eating my favorite foods. It is also a great opportunity to turn the day into a healthy one with some easy food swaps and fun activities for the whole family. […]

Red, White & Blue Cheese Dip

We already gave you a few ideas for a healthier Fourth of July, but if you need a little more inspiration, try this easy Red, White & Blue Cheese Dip. Serve it with your favorite veggies for a more nutritious alternative to potato chips and store-bought dip.    Red, White & Blue Cheese Dip ¾ […]

Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad

During the warm summer months, the kitchen may be the last place you want to spend your time. But preparing your own meals rather than eating at restaurants makes it easier to choose healthy options. This shrimp salad is packed with bright, crisp veggies and bursting with flavor using healthy fats from olive oil and […]

Roast cauliflower soup

There’s nothing like a warm, creamy soup for dinner on a cold winter night. Soup is also an easy way to incorporate cancer-fighting foods into your diet in a flavorful way. Research has shown cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower, may reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, as well as cancers of […]

Help your kids stay active all winter long

When you’re trapped inside avoiding harsh temperatures and mountains of snow, it can be tough to feel motivated to stay active. A cold, windy day makes everyone want to curl up on the couch with hot cocoa and a movie—but regular physical exercise is so important for your health and helps you reduce your cancer […]

Top Tips for Running Your Best 5K Race

New to the world of running? We’ve got you covered. You have two months until the Prevent Cancer 5k Walk/Run—that means plenty of time to get ready to take on the race. Running coaches Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper of Run Farther & Faster are giving you their top tips for running your best 5k. […]

Get Ready for Summer Parties with these Healthy Tips

Today is National Picnic Day, which means summer is officially here. Pool parties, picnics and barbecues can be found in backyards and parks across the nation. These are all fun times to spend with friends and family, but there are things you need to do maintain good health. When you head outside for a fun […]

Give Dad the Perfect Gift on Father's Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner and I’m guessing a lot of you may still be looking for the perfect gift for dad. Did you know one in two men will develop cancer in his lifetime? Thankfully, there are lots of ways to be proactive and help Dad, Stop Cancer Before it Starts!™ This year, […]

Promote Wellness in the Workplace

We all could use a few extra hours every day. Balancing multiple commitments can take a toll on our health as it’s tough to fit in exercise and eat healthy meals every day. Making healthy choices is crucial to reducing your risk for cancer and several other chronic diseases. May is Global Employee Health and […]