Pound wise

Over 70% of American adults and over 18% of kids are overweight or obese. Here are 6 important things to be aware of regarding extra weight:

• Increased weight increases cancer risk: Research shows increased Estrogen (fat cells produce Estrogen), increased Insulin (excess weight often leads to higher blood insulin levels) and Inflammation (excess weight can lead to chronic low-level inflammation) can at least double your cancer risk.

• Fat cells are hard to lose: A Mayo clinic study found that increased abdominal fat was due to increased fat cell size while increased leg fat was from new fat c...

 

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