Heart Disease and Cancer Project

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What is it?

Heart Disease ~ Cardiovascular disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to a heart attack, chest pain (angina) or stroke. Other heart conditions, such as those that affect your heart's muscle, valves or rhythm, also are considered forms of heart disease.

Cancer ~ the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.

Tips for 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

7. Protect yourself from the sun

8. Get immunized

Healthy Recipe

Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower by Devin Alexander


Ingredients

1 1/2 cup of cauliflower florets

2 tsp. grated, reduced-fat Parmesan cheese

1 tsp. chopped, fresh parsley leaves

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil


Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cauliflower, cheese, parsley, garlic powder, and pepper. Season with salt. Toss to mix. Drizzle on the oil and toss again. Transfer the mixture to a small nonstick baking dish.
  3. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, tossing once, or until lightly browned and crisp-tender. Serve immediately.

Work Cited

"Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower by Devin Alexander." Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower by Devin Alexander. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.


"Adult Health." Cancer Prevention: 7 Tips to Reduce Your Risk. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.


"Heart Disease." Prevention: Strategies Keep Your Heart Healthy. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.