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What does the red ribbon symbol stand for?
The red ribbon symbol stands for a commitment to a drug free, healthy lifestyle.
What are three physical effects of smoking?
Three physical effects of smoking are that it causes the heart to beat faster and therefore work harder, it causes an increase in blood pressure, and it causes shortness of breath.
How does cigarette smoking affect exercise?
Cigarette smoking affects exercise by decreasing one’s overall ability to exercise.
How many Americans die each year from smoking?
Almost 390,000 Americans die each year from cigarette smoking.
Which kind of cancer is the most deadly of all?
Lung cancer is the most deadly of all cancers.
What is smoking also linked to?
Smoking is also linked to heart disease, strokes, and many breathing disorders.
Why are some people afraid to quit smoking?
Some people are afraid to quit smoking because they think they will gain weight if they stop smoking.
How early do some symptoms of heart disease start to develop?
Some symptoms of heart disease start to develop during childhood, so it is important to begin exercising regularly at an early age.
What are two ways your heart gets blood to your muscles?
Two ways your heart gets blood to your muscles is to beat fast and pump a little blood with each beat, or to beat slowly and pump a lot of blood with each beat.
Why does a fit person’s heart beat less times each minute than an unfit person’s?
A fit person's heart beats less times each minute than an unfit person’s heart because their heart pumps more blood with each beat.
How often, and how many minutes, should you perform aerobic exercise?
You should perform aerobic exercise every day for 20 to 60 minutes.
In the morning you need a mix of what three food types in your breakfast, and why?
In the morning you need a mix of carbohydrates, protein, and fat food types in your breakfast to fuel you until time for lunch.