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A Dish of Prevention: 3 Recipes That Promote Long-Lasting Health

These three tasty recipes are sure to be a hit in your home this fall. The bonus? They’re filled with key ingredients to keep your family healthy.

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Baby Bok Choy and Chicken

Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables (cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage) increase the liver’s capacity to detoxify cancer-causing compounds. Just 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) of broccoli a week is all you need to reduce your risk of several cancers, particularly those of the breast and prostate.

Get the recipe here.

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Curried Red Lentils With Shrimp or Tofu

Turmeric (also called curcumin) naturally reduces inflammation, pain and swelling.

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Choco-Bananachino Smoothie

Flaxseed is full of lignans-phyto­estrogenic compounds that have been proven to help protect against certain kinds of cancers, especially breast, prostate and colon.

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