Weight Gain and Cancer Risk

April 03, 2014

We know that weight gain puts the heart at risk - but until recently not much research has been done linking obesity and cancer. Now the largest study ever done shows 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 United States 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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