40 min

Meg Hirshberg | How to Live an Anti-Cancer Lifestyle The Cancer Liberation Project

    • Health & Fitness

Meg Cadoux Hirshberg is the co-founder of The Anticancer Lifestyle Program or ACLP (www.anticancerlifestyle.org), which offers free, evidence-based tools, tips and information about lifestyle behaviors that have been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, cancer recurrence, and chronic illness. She is president of the Anticancer Lifestyle Foundation, a non-profit which owns and manages the ACLP.
For most of her career, Meg was a freelance writer whose work appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Yankee, and New Hampshire magazine, among other publications. For six years, she wrote a regular column for Inc. magazine called “Balancing Acts”, which explored work-life balance and the intersection of family and business in an entrepreneurial setting. Meg’s book, For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families won the Axiom Business Book Award and was cited by AMEX Open Forum and Entrepreneur magazine as one of the best business books of 2012. She has also written two yogurt cookbooks.
 In addition to running ACLP, Meg serves as a director of the Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org). She is married to Gary Hirshberg, chairman and co-founder of Stonyfield Yogurt. Meg and Gary have three adult children and one beautiful granddaughter.
During our conversation, Meg shares her journey with breast cancer, what led her to create a course for her local cancer center helping people make necessary lifestyle changes, the 5 foundations of an anti-cancer lifestyle, and how the free course has evolved to help not only patients, but their caregivers, friends and anyone interested in prevention.

Meg Cadoux Hirshberg is the co-founder of The Anticancer Lifestyle Program or ACLP (www.anticancerlifestyle.org), which offers free, evidence-based tools, tips and information about lifestyle behaviors that have been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, cancer recurrence, and chronic illness. She is president of the Anticancer Lifestyle Foundation, a non-profit which owns and manages the ACLP.
For most of her career, Meg was a freelance writer whose work appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Yankee, and New Hampshire magazine, among other publications. For six years, she wrote a regular column for Inc. magazine called “Balancing Acts”, which explored work-life balance and the intersection of family and business in an entrepreneurial setting. Meg’s book, For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families won the Axiom Business Book Award and was cited by AMEX Open Forum and Entrepreneur magazine as one of the best business books of 2012. She has also written two yogurt cookbooks.
 In addition to running ACLP, Meg serves as a director of the Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org). She is married to Gary Hirshberg, chairman and co-founder of Stonyfield Yogurt. Meg and Gary have three adult children and one beautiful granddaughter.
During our conversation, Meg shares her journey with breast cancer, what led her to create a course for her local cancer center helping people make necessary lifestyle changes, the 5 foundations of an anti-cancer lifestyle, and how the free course has evolved to help not only patients, but their caregivers, friends and anyone interested in prevention.

40 min

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