Mat-Su Valley News

Cancer Bites: June recipe / Honey Mustard Chopped Chicken Salad

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There’s something about summertime that calls for bright salads and chilled beverages. Luckily, Alaska’s long summer days make for the perfect produce growing season, another reason to get creative with easy, thrown-together dinners chock-full of Alaska Grown nutrients. Our June edition of Cancer Bites features a recipe that could easily become your new go-to this summer, and beyond.

Packed with flavors of feta, tomato and red onion, this Honey Mustard Chicken Chopped Salad also provides a healthy dose of protein, phytonutrients and vitamins. Lycopene is an antioxidant found in tomatoes, while inulin is found in onions and has been shown to help prevent the development of colon cancer. We hope you try this recipe and we’d love to hear your thoughts on our Facebook page. Enjoy!

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Qigong Classes: good for the body + soul

Have you heard of Qigong? Ever tried it? Valley Radiation Therapy Center is proudly offering free Qigong (pronounced “chi-gong”) to patients every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Our wonderful instructor, Chris Remick, will lead you and others in the class through a session of gentle Qigong exercises, consisting of breathing practices and slow, stretching movements. Qigong is designed to increase fluid movement and build awareness of how the body moves through space.

We can’t stress enough how beneficial physical activity is for our patients and we encourage you to stop by and check out Qigong! Want more information? Hear more from Chris himself in this quick video. We hope to see you there!