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A diet rich in it reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some forms of cancer whole grains
eating it more hardens your arteries resulting in cardiovascular diseases red meats
A diet rich in it can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye diseases fruits
A diet rich in it can lower blood pressure, reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye vegetables
reduces heart risk less animal fat
it slows digestion & reduce the risk of stroke, hypertension, and heart disease. high fiber diet
having it regularly results in healthy growth, makes you more productive and regulates weight nutritious diet
...... diet controls weight and prevents diabetes low sugar
avoiding it prevents cancer tobacco
helps in controlling weight, increasing immunity and preventing diseases salads
helps in maintaining your body temperature and avoid dehyderation water

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

Lifestyle Diseases Crossword

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Description

Two _________ and five vegetables. fruit
Food like spinach, carrots, and cauliflower. vegetables
Means that the disease runs in the family. heredity
Healthy choice for helping to reduce risk of lifestyle disease through movement. exercise
Lifestyle disease associated with glucose control. Diabetes
Lifestyle disease associated with the cardiovascular system. heart disease
Lifestyle disease associated with the digestive tract. bowel cancer
Lifestyle characteristic that involves how we fuel our body. Nutrition
Helps our body to recover over night. sleep
Unhealthy _______________ are the key cause of lifestyle diseases. behaviours
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with how old we are. age
Uncontrollable risk factor associated with whether we are male or female. gender
Disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth in the body. cancer
Blockage of blood flow to the brain. Stroke
__________________ plays a key part in the development of lung, mouth, and throat cancer. smoking
Diet, body weight, physical activity, sun exposure, and drug abuse are all _________________ risk factors. controllable
High blood pressure. hypertension
A fat like substance that occurs only in food of animal origin. cholesterol
Lack of sufficient amount of nutrient, which can often result in illness. deficiency
Chemical process that takes place in the cells after the body absorbs nutrients. metabolism
The body's process of breaking down food into simpler compounds for the body to use. digestion

Fitness Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

The M in BMI stands for? Mass
Drink this daily Water
The Range of motion of joints and mobility of muscles Flexibility
Normal Range is less than 120/80 Blood Pressure
____ Syndrome is a cluster of conditions that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes Metabolic
Physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness Exercise
Acronym for goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely SMART
The I in the F.I.T.T principle stands for? Intensity
Cobra and downward dog are ____ poses Yoga
Walk for a long distance, usually in the woods Hiking
Exercise that increases heart rate and the use of oxygen Aerobic
____ Training using less reps and higher weights Strength

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

Healthy habits to prevent lifestyle diseases Crossword

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Description

This is a group od diseases that occur when the arterial blood vessel walls thicken Arteriosclerosis
We can prevent obesity by not eating this type of food Junk food
We can prevent cancer by eating ______ Fruits
By not eating foods that are rich in____ can prevent obesity Fats
We can prevent diabetes by controlling our Blood pressure
Hypertension can be prevented by eating a ________ diet Balanced
We can stop heart diseases by not _______ Smoking
By reducing this in our diet we can prevent stroke Salt
We can stay healthy by eating __________ Green vegetables
Many doctors believe that by a ____ fibre diet reduces the risk of heart diseases High

BLOOD PRESSURE & EXERCISE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

STROKE
DRINK WATER
RELAXATION
STRESS
OVERWEIGHT
PORTION SIZE
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
DIABETES
KIDNEY FAILURE
HEART DISEASE
VEGETABLES
FRUITS
CHECK MY BLOOD PRESSURE
TAKE MY MEDICATION
EXERCISE
HEALTHY DIET
HYPOTENSION
HYPERTENSION
DIASTOLIC
SYSTOLIC

Non-Communicable Diseases Crossword

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Crossword
Description

diseases non spread from person to person non-communicable
one of the ways non-communicable diseases can be spread heredity
a disease in which abnormal cells multiply & spread Cancer
substances that cause cancer carcinogens
one factor that can increase the risk of cancer unprotected exposure to the sun
one treatment for cancer is chemotherapy
a disease of the heart and blood vessels cardiovascular disease
a condition that results when the blood supply to the heart is blocked heart attack
a blockage of blood or break in a blood vessel that brings blood flow to the brain stroke
pressure of the blood against the artery walls blood pressure
another term for high blood pressure hypertension
a type of condition that lasts for a long time or keeps coming back chronic condition
when the body is unable to produce insulin type 1 diabetes
when the body is unable to use the insulin properly type 2 diabetes
a condition that causes seizures epilepsy
a chronic condition in which breathing becomes difficult asthma
a condition in which the body reacts to foods or other substances allergy

Circulatory System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

lifestyle diseases Crossword

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Crossword
Description

means that the disease runs in the family heredity
males have a greater risk of heart disease gender
controlled by you behavior
factors such as smog; beyond your control environment
reduces risk of heart disease healthy food
a healthy choice for your body exercise
the force of blood against blood vessels hypertension
an interruption of the flow of blood to the brain stroke
foods like apples and oranges fruits
foods like lettuce and carrots vegetables
foods you should avoid salty

Heart Disease Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Are most heart diseases genetic? Mostly
most likely to accure in high or low blood pressure? high
most likely to have heart disease? women
main body organ? heart
a cause of heart disease? diabetes
something to quit while having heart problems? smoking
things that are stopping artery from working? clots
what does the heart pump? blood
what is the most important thing pumped throughout blood? oxygen
who to ring during an expected heart attack? emergency
the size of an adult human heart? fist
amount of deaths caused by heart attacks yearly in the United States? thousands
can increase the risk of heart disease? alcohol
main symptoms in females? lightheaded
symptoms? neausea
produces with fat count to clog artery? dairy
a symptoms of an heart attack? fatigue
people at risk? obese
forms of ways to prevent heart attack? exercise
another symptoms? chest-pains