Diet and nutrition affect risks for cancer, diabetes and obesity (healthy recipe included)

Was so surprise to learn this

Fit for Life

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By Wire News

SAN DIEGO, Calif >> Obesity and diabetes are some the most controllable risk factors for cancer. These two diseases, common in American Indian communities across the nation, are contributing to some of the highest rates of cancer in American Indians compared with previous generations.

Research shows diet and nutrition can play a major role in reducing the lifetime risk of cancer and its risk factors such as diabetes and obesity.

WHOLE WHEAT PANCAKES RECIPE

(Recipe courtesy ofwww.pinkribboncooking.com)

These simple and easy pancakes can serve anywhere from 4 to 6 people; it just depends on the appetite.

INGREDIENTS

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1 cup all-purpose flour

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

¼ cup light brown sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

1 egg, lightly beaten 1

½ cups skim milk

3 tablespoons coconut oil, melted

4 tbsp. maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

1. In a large…

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