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PROJECT YOU FINDINGS (7/31/2008)

By Larry



*DID YOU KNOW??? A recent study revealed that women diagnosed with breast cancer who engaged in 3-5 hours of exercise per week (the equivalent of walking 30 minutes a day) not only reduced their risk of death , but were also less likely to experience a relapse following treatment.

*DID YOU KNOW??? A study concluded that men over the age of 65 who work out vigorously at least 3 hours a week reduce their risk of being diagnosed with an advanced or fatal case of prostate cancer by nearly 70%.

*DID YOU KNOW??? It has been reported that moderate exercise, 6 days a week, reduces the probability that patients treated for colon cancer will suffer a recurrence by 49%.

*DID YOU KNOW??? Exercising for 30 minutes, 5 days a week, has proven effective in treating depression.

Rainbow Fruit Pops



Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:
*1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed
*1 tablespoon sugar
*1 cup sliced peeled peaches
*1 1/2 cups cubed honeydew melon
*dash of salt

1) Place blackberries and sugar in blender, and process until smooth. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Set blackberry puree aside. Puree the peaches in blender; set aside. Puree honeydew and salt; set aside.
2) Spoon 2 tablespoons blackberry mixture into each of 6 (3-ounce) ice-pop molds. Layer on 2 tablespoons peach puree. Spoon 2 tablespoons honeydew puree on top of peach layer.
3) Place sticks in center of molds. Freeze 6 hours or until thoroughly frozen.

Nutrition Information:
Calories per serving: 50
Carbohydrate: 12 grams
Protein: 1 grams
Fat: 0 grams
Fiber: 3 grams

These treats have half the sugar and calories of a store-bought fruit bar. Enjoy the dog days of summer!!

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