It’s FACT that obesity increases the risk of cancer.
The study, published in the Lancet journal, analysed data involving more than five million people to establish link between obesity and cancer. Other cancers linked to too much fat are breast cancer and endometrial cancer.
Dr Sally Norton, NHS consultant and a weight loss expert said as many as 41 per cent of womb cancers may be attributed to obesity.
In men, obesity is linked to an increase risk of colon cancer, 10 per cent of colon cancers are attributed to obesity.
’It is more likely in people with a higher waist to hip ratio – or the classic male beer belly – and may be associated with increased insulin levels, seen in type 2 diabetes,’ she told Daily Mail UK.
Fatty liver disease, brought about by obesity, can also lead to cirrhosis which the doctor said is a major risk factor for liver cancer. She said it can also fuel the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma – gullet cancer.
Tackling weight gain issues is a great step towards protecting ourselves from cancer. But people… please stop trying the ‘quick fixes’… THEY DON’T WORK. Statistics show that over 70% of dieters regain all the weight they have lost, and more, by a year.
For long term weight loss and management, you need to be focusing on small and sustainable changes to eating behaviour and general lifestyle. It takes a certain shift in your mind-set to over-rule all those bad behaviours and Hypnosis is continually being proven as one of the most effective key to achieving this.