The UAE section of the AICR
was founded in Dubai in 2005, and last year, Abu Dhabi became part of the organisation.
(International Presidium of the Amicale Internationale des Chefs de Reception et Sous Directeurs des Grand Hotels) contest was held in Prague from January 18-22.
Back story: In 2007, the AICR
cautioned that diets high in calcium (at least 1,500 milligrams a day) might raise the risk of prostate cancer (see "Dairy: Hero or Villain?
reports that isolated components of garlic have shown the ability to slow or stop the growth of tumors in prostate, bladder, colon, and stomach tissue.
However, the AICR
view is that implementing the guidelines is another matter altogether.
recommends the New American Plate, which consists of two-thirds vegetables, fruits, grains and beans, and one-third (or less) animal protein.
Current science on specific foods is reviewed on the AICR
website at www.
All the six shortlisted finalists received a letter of appreciation presented by Ibrahim Yaqoot, DTCM's executive director corporate support, and Steven Mueller, president of AICR
IHW1, 1759 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20090 or at AICR
Cancer knows no boundaries - and the Association for International Cancer Research (AICR
) are a leading cancer charity funding research globally.
So, until we know more, the AICR
(American Institute for Cancer Research) advises avoiding all processed meats including bacon, ham, sausage, and hot dogs.
According to the classification scheme adopted by the WCRF/ AICR
, food items containing the fruit of plants from the Musa genus (including bananas and plantains) and those containing potatoes or potato-containing components are classified as starchy foods rather than "fruit" or "vegetables," respectively (6).