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SCI 162 Week Eight DQ 1 - receiving enough of other...

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There are several risk factors a person can control to try to avoid serious illness in their life time. These risk factors include avoid tobacco and all its carcinogens (cancer causing chemicals). This one factor alone (according to statistics) could help an estimated 24.8 million men and 21.1 million women in just the United States. Other factors you can control are; watching you saturated fat and cholesterol intake, maintaining a healthy weight, controlling you diabetes and making sure you are
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Unformatted text preview: receiving enough of other essential nutrients such as fiber and plant sterols. One of the biggest factors in preventing illness is to control one’s blood pressure and stress levels. Stress itself has many negative effects on the human body. Stress can cause stomach aches, ulcers, and does contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes. Stress can also lead to self-destructive behavior such as alcoholism, suicide, and cigarette or other drug addiction....
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