Knowing your body is the first step to empowering your health. Do you know your body’s muscle-fat composition?
Do you know that up to 1/3 of the most common cancers can be prevented by maintaining a healthy weight, being physically active and eating a nutritious diet? (Source: World Cancer Research Fund International)
Thinking of maintaining a healthy weight and living a healthy lifestyle? The answer may be in your genes.
Many cancer cases worldwide may happen at least in part because people are overweight or have diabetes, a new report suggests.
Researchers collected data from 175 countries, using information about BMI and diabetes in 2002 and cancers recorded in 2012.
Carrying around extra weight is believed to fuel cancer growth in a number of ways.
A key thing to understand is that fat cells change the environment inside the body
The good news in this rather bleak picture, the researchers write, is that weight gain is largely preventable.
Obesity is associated with significant metabolic and hormone abnormalities, and with chronic inflammation, factors that may help explain its link to cancer.
Being overweight or obese is clearly linked to an overall increased risk of cancer.