This week the World Cancer Congress meets in Melbourne. Just last week the international World Cancer Research Fund released a new blog post on Cancer and Obesity. This has been well reported in The Conversation (free-to-read online journal).
I wonder if the relationship between obesity and increased cancer is either:
So many dietflex clients had tried “every diet” and “exercising until the cows came home” and were pleasantly surprised when they lost weight on our program, without being hungry. Most say “It was easier than I thought it would be” and “this is easy to stick to”.
Back to the cancer issue…
Could the things we know that lead to weight gain like: continued high blood sugar levels, and/or high insulin levels, also be a contributor to increased cancer risk? Here’s some research that looks at that question.
There is little doubt that fat cells probably increase release of cancer-friendly hormones but it could well be that high blood sugar and high insulin levels might be a contributor as well.
We’d like to think that our clients on our weight loss/maintenance program are doing a bunch of things that may reduce their risk of (some) cancers. Those things include 7 good outcomes:
If you’re thinking about “getting on the program” contact your nearest dietflex coach today
Have a great day.
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