Cancer: More Fat, More Risk
Here’s another report on fat and cancer. The AFP reports obese people face an increased cancer risk. Take a look:
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) report, based on analysis of some 7,000 cancer studies from around the world, said there was "convincing" evidence that excess fat can cause breast, bowel and pancreatic cancer.For more on cancer, check out DiseaseProof’s cancer category.
"We are recommending that people aim to be as lean as possible within the healthy range, and that they avoid weight gain throughout adulthood," said Professor Michael Marmot, who chaired the panel which drew up the report.
"This might sound difficult but this is what the science is telling us more clearly than ever before. The fact is that putting on weight can increase your cancer risk, even if you are still within the healthy range.
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