Heart Disease and Cancer

By: Jennifer Howard

What is heart disease?

Heart disease is a simple term used to describe several problems related to plaque buildup in the walls of the arteries, or atherosclerosis. As the plaque builds up, the arteries narrow, making it more difficult for blood to flow and creating a risk for heart attack or stroke.

What is Cancer?

Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells.

Tips to prevent heart disease ?

  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Do regular recommended physical activity
  • Don't smoke
  • Control your blood pressure
  • Lower your LDL cholesterol

Tips to prevent Cancer?

  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Adopt a physically active lifestyle
  • Healthy diet
  • Avoid to much fat in foods
  • Consume more fiber
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Healthy recipe!

Herb Roasted Potato Medley
  • 2 lb baby potato mix (purple, red creamers, white creamers)
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Directions:
  1. PREHEAT oven to 425°F. Coat large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE all ingredients in large bowl and toss well. Arrange potatoes in single layer on baking sheet. Roast, turning occasionally, until lightly browned and tender, 23 to 25 minutes.

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