Obesity_overweight linked to cancer risk
According to the National Cancer Institute and American Institute of Cancer Institute, many cancers have something to do with obesity and overweight. Does that mean obesity/overweight cause the 13 types of cancers? It remains unknown.
However, it is very likely that the elevated cancer risk because of a person’s weight status suggests that the cancer risk may be influenced by the diet an individual takes.
A person gains weight for many reasons:
1) Eat too much calories. Excess amounts of calories will be converted to fat.
2) Too much animal fat and or protein. Studies have shown that any amount of animal fat and protein can increase risk of cancer.
3) Eat too much sugar. Sugar has been linked to elevated to cancer risk. Sugar is prone to being converted into body fat. And too much fat is linked to increased risk for cancers.
Obesity and overweight may increase risk of thyroid cancer, esophageal cancer, meningioma, multiple myeloma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, gall bladder cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, mouth/pharynx/larynx cancers, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer )advanced), and stomach cancer.
This means that it is possible that it you reduce intake of calories, fat and sugar, your cancer risk could be substantially reduced.