Increase In Weight Related Cancer

In keeping up with the news in health, you probably already know that increased weight can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.  Did you know that this extra weight increases your cancer risk?

As read in the latest Nutrition Action publication, a recent report on obesity co-authored by Walter Willett, a Public Health professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School, noted that “many people don’t think about excess weight as a cause of cancer, but it’s probably the second most important cause after smoking.”

Read more regarding Willetts report and the effects that extra weight has on the body in the latest Nutrition Action : click here

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