Weight Loss and Breast Cancer

Weight Loss and Breast Cancer

We hear it all the time; lose weight for your health. Few people however, realize the extent to which a healthy body weight is critical to their physical and mental well-being and ultimately, their life expectancy. Just how does obesity lead to disease and death?

At the risk of oversimplifying a complex set of interactions, the typical Western diet – high in saturated fats, sugar and refined flours – which may lead to obesity; may also act to stimulate the growth of cancer cells. Talking to a top cancer treatment centre, they say that one of the best things you can do to prevent cancer, and other illnesses for that matter, is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Cancer Treatment Mexico (https://www.cancertreatmentmexico.com/) say that whilst cancer is not necessarily caused by an unhealthy lifestyle, maintaining healthy one is importuning in helping you in preventing cancer.

The interaction of diet and the development of cancer is an active field of research and Dr David Heber, M.D., Ph.D. and author of “What Colour is Your Diet”, says “It appears that diet has its most significant effects after the cancer has already formed, acting to inhibit or stimulate the growth of that cancer”.

Women who are obese after menopause have a 50% higher relative risk of breast cancer. This is just one of the notable documented links between obesity and cancer.

It is never too late to improve your health through healthful eating and adopting a more health-giving lifestyle. Here are simple … Read More