Weight Gain and Cancer Risk

April 04, 2013

We all know that weight gain can put the heart at risk, but  did you know there's a connection between  obesity and cancer? The largest study ever done indicated a powerful link between being overweight and a variety of cancers -- in fact nearly all of them! Researchers tracked a million men for years. They found that excess weight accounts for fourteen percent of cancer deaths in men-- and twenty percent in women! In the US that adds up to around ninety thousand extra cancer deaths per year! If you're overweight -- these numbers should scare you! Talk to a doctor or nutritionist about a proper diet -- before you become a statistic!

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