Tag Archives: Obesity

Obesity ‘linked to cancer rise’

Rising levels of #obesity and unhealthy weights could be #linked to 670,000 extra cases of #cancer in the next 20 years, a UK report predicts. If current trends continue, experts say, almost three in four adults could be overweight or obese by 2035, bringing a host of health issues. The ...

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Childhood obesity linked to poverty, parenting style: Strategies to combat the rising problem need to reflect these factors, suggests new research from Concordia University — ScienceDaily


  It’s not just genes that are the cause: socio-demographic and environmental elements are also contributing factors. Lower socio-economic status, living in neighbourhoods that aren’t walkable and poor access to fresh fruits and vegetables can all increase the risk of being overweight.   With #obesity rates on the rise, a ...

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