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Preventing Cancer Through Proper Nutrition

Cancer Risk Factors There are many risk factors for cancer. Some risk factors may be unavoidable, such as genetics or environmental factors. However, some risk factors are avoidable, such as smoking, consumption of certain food-related compounds, and being overweight or obese. Risk factors, whether avoidable or unavoidable, lead to the production of […]

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Understanding Heart Disease

Although it is preventable, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States and globally. It is also called coronary heart disease and includes various conditions that affect the heart. The most common form is atherosclerosis, which occurs when fatty plaque develops in arteries, causing […]