New AICR/WCRF Report on Growing Obesity Epidemic Released

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The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) recently launched a new report as part of its Continuous Update Project (CUP) titled – Diet, Nutrition, and Physical Activity: Energy Balance and Body Fatness, which highlights the wide prevalence and causes of obesity. Dr. Anne McTiernan, a Research Professor in Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is one of AICR expert panel members. Her research also includes a specific focus on mechanisms that are known to link obesity and sedentary lifestyle to cancer. Here she outlines the major findings of the report and their significance in a Q&A session.
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    New Report Highlights Obesity-Cancer Crisis

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    Today, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund launch our latest report, Diet, Nutrition and Physical Activity: Energy Balance and Body Fatness. This report focuses on the causes of weight gain, overweight and obesity.
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      Colorectal Cancer, Your FAQs Answered

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      AICR’s latest report suggests that lifestyle factors, especially dietary habits and physical activity, play a major role in causing or preventing colorectal cancer. Whole grains and exercise were found to reduce the risk whereas processed meat and having obesity increased the risk of this cancer.

      Our news release highlights the key findings. But the report was a comprehensive one — including 99 studies with 29 million people –and there’s a lot in there. Here, we answer a few of the most common questions. Read more… “Colorectal Cancer, Your FAQs Answered”

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