In the news and talk shows there are many discussions about obesity concerning the heart, joints, and other parts of the body. A new article is reporting that obesity affects breast cancer recurrence rate. I am encouraging you to change what you eat if you are overweight. Look for products that are low in carbs and low in fat. Please read the follow article by Private MD Lab. It is a wake-up call for change.
The findings have
important implications for the prevention of breast cancer deaths. The
researchers said that breast cancer rates have been climbing along with
obesity rates. The fact that the two phenomena may be linked suggests
that encouraging healthier lifestyles may be an effective method for
reducing the number of women affected by breast cancer.
study, researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston
examined the medical records of 1,909 women treated for breast cancer
between 1997 and 1998. The results showed that those who were overweight
or obese were significantly more likely to experience a recurrence.
you consider that data from 2007 to 2008 show that 68 percent of U.S.
adults aged 20 years and over were overweight or obese, as compared to
only 56 percent of the same group in 1994-1998, you can see the way the
problem is growing," said lead researcher Jennifer Ligibel.