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What's coming up! 

Hi supporter! Next week – 21–27 February – marks Cancer Prevention Action Week. We have lots going on and we’d love you to get involved!

Throughout the week we'll be urging the British public to look in the back of their cupboards and make heroes of their everyday basics – such as pulses, canned veg, and tinned tuna. We know it’s not necessary to eat heavily marketed ‘superfoods’ to reduce your risk of cancer. The real super foods are the cheap, nutritious cupboard heroes many of us already own.

To help inspire people to whip up delicious, simple dishes using these ingredients, we have created a Cupboard Heroes recipe generator. Why not take an early peek, rustle up a meal and share pictures of your creations during the week, tagging us and using the hashtag #CupboardHeroes & #CancerPreventionActionWeek.

We'll be kicking off the week by releasing the results of our ‘State of the Nation’s Storecupboards’ survey – followed, later in the week, with a news story on the findings from a new research study into low meat diets.

We’ll keep you up-to-date with a special Cancer Prevention Action Week email next week, but until then you can keep an eye on our social channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn).

Find out more about Cancer Prevention Action Week here
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Happy Valentine's Day

Are you looking for a quick and easy meal to impress your significant other?
Well, look no further – we’ve picked 8 tasty dishes that can be made in under 30 minutes. They'll save you time, so you can celebrate Valentine's Day with your partner, friends or even by yourself. Check out our short recipe video for inspiration.

> Watch the video here

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Why are pulses so great?

You probably know pulses are nutritionally important – they even had their own international day last week (10th Feb) – but do you know why? Well, we’re here to help demystify one of the powerhouses of your storecupboard. Find out what pulses are, how to cook with them, why they’re so great, and how they're beneficial for our planet – all in our new blog!

> Read the blog here

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World Cancer Day

This World Cancer Day, we joined the Union for Cancer Control to call on governments around the world to “Close The Care Gap”!
We also shared findings from our recent Cancer Census that revealed 46% of you said that the pandemic has had a direct impact on their access to cancer support or treatment. Take a look at our social media channels to see how the cancer care backlog is affecting patients.  

> Jump over to Facebook

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Uplifting February

Are you, like many others, feeling that February slump – when all of your good intentions start to waiver? If so, there are some simple ways for us to boost our mood, energy and motivation in a short month that can often feel long. You could listen to a new playlist or podcast, read an inspirational poem or book, take up a new hobby, or be more active. If you are leaning towards being more active – check out our video on some of the benefits!

> Watch the video here

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