Obesity linked to cancer

  • One-third of all cancers are directly related to excess weight
  • The number of overweight or obese people around the world has almost tripled, from 857 million in 1980 to 2.1 billion in 2013
  • Of the more than 180 countries analyzed, the US carries the heaviest obesity burden, followed by China and India

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/06/11/global-obesity-epidemic.aspx?e_cid=20140611Z1_DNL_art_1&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20140611Z1&et_cid=DM46333&et_rid=550856593

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