Thursday, September 29, 2011

Pledge to End Breast Cancer Forever

Eggland’s Best is proud to once again support Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world’s largest breast cancer advocacy organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer.

“On behalf of my colleagues and the 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., we’d like to thank Eggland’s Best for their continued support of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever,” said Nancy G. Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen. “In the past year, with the help of partners such as Eggland’s Best, we were able to distribute $93 million to local communities, providing more than 600,000 women with free screenings and over 100,000 with treatment assistance.”

Through November 15, 2011, Eggland's Best will feature the signature "EB" stamp with the Susan G. Komen Running Ribbon on all varieties of EB farm fresh eggs. They will also be donating $50,000 to support Susan G. Komen in their pledge to end breast cancer forever.

Eggland's Best is America's #1 Egg. Over the next few months, millions of cartons of Eggland's Best Pink Dozen eggs with the Komen Running Ribbon will be sold throughout the United States. These special eggs will bring increased awareness to this very important cause.

Eggland's Best eggs are a great way to source all-natural nutrients that are important in maintaining overall health and wellness. Studies have snow that maintaining a healthy lifestyle may help reduce the risk of developing cancer, as well as reducing your risk of developing other diseases. To lead a healthy lifestyle and possibly reduce the risk of breast cancer and other diseases, it is recommended to take the following steps:
•Add physical activity and exercise into your daily routine

•Maintain a healthy weight

•Limit alcohol intake

•Eat a balanced diet of healthy foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, dairy and whole grains

•Get regular screening tests for breast cancer and other diseases

The 2011 Komen campaign message is "Less Talk. More Action." with the goal of encouraging women to take their health into their own hands and get screened.

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