The longer a teenager plops down to watch television the more likely it is that teen will be drinking more sugary sodas or energy drinks at some point throughout the day, a new study suggests. Each hour per day of watching TV and using other electronic devices increases the risk of exceeding the recommended daily intake of added sugars, placing that teen at risk of having overweight and obesity.
I was delighted to deliver the keynote presentation and lead an interactive session at an event that aimed to raise awareness about diet and lifestyle among breast cancer survivors. The event was focused on some of the unique challenges that breast cancer survivors face when it comes to changing eating habits following their cancer diagnosis.
When it comes to lowering breast cancer risk for older women, the research is clear that both physical activity and staying a healthy weight play an important role. Evidence also suggests — but is not as strong — that these factors may improve survival after diagnosis of breast cancer.