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Tonight: How Foods Fight Cancer at the Denver Botanic Gardens

There's been a lot of research lately on the foods that help fight and even prevent disease (surprise: a low-fat, mostly vegetarian diet seems to be the key). That research forms the basis of the Cancer Food Project: Food for Life, a seven-part nutrition and cooking class at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street.

The first lecture in the series -- "Introduction to How Foods Fight Cancer" -- runs from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Admission is $28 for members, $33 for non-members, and that includes food. The full series, which continues on Wednesdays through October 27, costs $175 for members and $210 for non-members. Get more information at 720-865-3500 or

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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