Consider your present health state or your genetic risk for various chronic diseases that we discussed class. Select 1 Chronic Disease and comment on your risk factors. Make sure to include dietary and non-dietary risk factors. Make sure to also include how you can change your diet and lifestyle to lower your risk. Be specific with your recommendations for improvement. If you are not at risk for any health issue, comment on why. Heart Disease Type I or Type II Diabetes Cancer Hypertension Obesity Osteoporosis (If you want to discuss other chronic conditions such as Alzheimers, Parkinson's, etc, feel free to but you will need to do your own research on the dietary and non-dietary risk factors.) The point of this assignment is for you to connect your genetics, lifestyle, and diet to overall health and chronic disease. There are many risk factors for every chronic disease that we can manage or modify. Make these changes and you can lower your RISK for getting a disease.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.