True or False?
Obesity increases the risk of disease associated with the metabolic syndrome…diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and strokes…and has NO impact on cancer risk.
False…obesity is directly linked with 13 different cancers. Many, but not all, are digestive related. Cancers such as colon, esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, and liver cancer are all directly linked to obesity through mechanisms thought to be related to inflammation and harmful alterations of the microbiome. Read More