The New American Plate

Rubin, Karen Wilk
October 2005
FoodService Director;10/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p30
Trade Publication
This article presents a guide to reduce risk of cancer, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. The institute reports 30 percent to 40 percent of all cancers can be prevented by changing the way people eat and exercising. In addition, not smoking decreases cancer risk by 60 percent to 70 percent. The institute estimates eating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily may prevent at least 20 percent of all cancers.


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