Health and Lifestyle

Two Simple Ways to Reduce Your Prostate Cancer Risk in 2016

PCAP Founder Robert Warren Hess riding his bicycle for cancer awareness

1/3 of All Cancer Risk Is Related to Lack of Exercise and Poor Nutrition I’m entering my 12th year as a cancer survivor and I’m all about reducing my risk of prostate cancer recurrence. I can’t control everything in my life, but I can control what I do and what I eat. Read my post more…

Ride With Us at The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is honored to be one of the non-profits that the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo closely works with to carry out its charitable mission. We invite you to join us at the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo in Harrisonburg, VA. This challenging and adventurous cycling event takes place on September 20, more…

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Prostate Cancer Survivor Inspirational Video: Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper

We recently shared this extremely inspiring video on our Facebook page about Steve “Radioactive Ironman” Cooper, a board member of ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer. It’s too good not to share again on our blog. The video was originally posted by ZERO. Steve Cooper was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2012 with more…

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It’s Minority Health Month: A Reminder For Men To Get Tested for Prostate Cancer

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month presented by the Office of Minority Health.  This year they celebrate 30 Years of Advancing Health Equity. This office addresses disease prevention, health promotion, risk reduction, healthier lifestyle choices, use of health care services and barriers to health care for racial and ethnic minorities. This month we would like to bring more more…

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We the People Say Yes to GMO Labeling

Countries requiring GMO labeling

Do you want to know what you are actually eating? Do you care if your food has been genetically modified? Well, you are not alone. According to a recent article, 91% of Americans support GMO labeling.  Unlike America and Canada, sixty four other countries have labeling requirements. Image Credit: gmo-awareness.com A Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) more…

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4 Convincing Reasons to Start Cycling

Outdoor cycling

We, at the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (PCAP) are exercise enthusiasts. We host and sponsor several events throughout the year to encourage fitness and healthy living. Robert Hess, PCAP founder and prostate cancer survivor, has ridden the distance around the world, 24,901.6 miles, in the 10 years since his cancer treatment. Those miles have been a key element more…

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9 Helpful Ways to Transition into Spring Cycling

beautiful spring flowers

I am fortunate to live in sunny California so the weather is fairly nice year round. For my cycling friends in other areas of this great country the Spring probably couldn’t get here soon enough! So this post is for you to help get back into the swing of outside cycling again. Coach John Hughes, more…

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15 Healthy Italian Pasta Recipes

Healthy Italian Dinner ideas

Are you craving pasta but looking for a lower- calorie experience? A recent Shape.com post shares 15 low-calorie pasta recipes for a healthy Italian dinner. The recipes use an assortment of tasty pastas. Several recipes also include vegetables, chicken broth and hot turkey sausage. It that sounds good to you – check them out here. more…

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20 Common Items to Trash for a Healthier You

red trash can

Do you have a habit of holding on to things until it’s completely gone; even in some cases, you may have had it for years. I’m guilty! I try to get my ‘money’s worth’ with each item I purchase. Unfortunately, did you know that this mindset may be affecting your health. Yes, continuing to use more…

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