• Even Modest Midlife Weight Gain Boosts Cancer Risks

    7 monthes ago - By Calorielab

    By Tony Alter/Flickr
    Whether You're Overweight to Begin with or Not
    We don't fully understand the link between obesity and cancer, especially the extent to which the former plays a causal role in the development of the latter, but we know the link is there, with obesity considered to be a clinical risk factor for as many as 16 different forms of cancer.
    In some cases, such as the association between “muffin top” belly fat and cancer of the uterus , oncologists are fairly certain that pannus-the technical term for belly fat-is a leading cause of the disease. In others, the verdict is not...
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