Beware of Heart Disease and Cancer!

What is Cancer?

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells.
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What is Heart Disease?

Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. The term "heart disease" is often interchange with the term "cardiovascular disease." Cardiovascular disease is when the blood vessels are narrowed or blocked causing a heat attack, chest pain, or stroke.
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Tips for Preventing Heart Disease and Cancer

Heart Disease Prevention

  1. Don't smoke or use tobacco
  2. Exercise for 30 minutes on most days of the week
  3. Eat a heart-healthy diet
  4. Maintain a healthy weight
  5. Get enough quality sleep
  6. Get regular health screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol screenings, and diabetes testing, etc.)

Cancer Prevention

  1. Don't use tobacco
  2. Maintain a healthy weight
  3. Eat a healthy diet
  4. Get regular medical attention
  5. Avoid risky behaviors
  6. Get you immunizations
  7. Protect yourself from the sun

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Ingredients:

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast

halves

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup prepared mustard

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste, and place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the honey, mustard, basil, paprika, and parsley. Mix well. Pour 1/2 of this mixture over the chicken, and brush to cover.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn chicken pieces over and brush with the remaining 1/2 of the honey mustard mixture. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear. Let cool 10 minutes before serving.

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Works Cited

"Cancer Prevention: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014. <http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/adult-health/in-depth/cancer-prevention/art-20044816?pg=1>.
"Heart Disease Prevention." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014. <http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/in-depth/heart-disease-prevention/art-20046502?pg=1>.