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Time to watch weight as it could lead to cancer, says study

It is time to watch out for the extra kilos that get stored in the body as a recent study has come out with deleterious effects excessive fat can have on an individual.According to a study conducted in America, obesity is home to about more than 1,00,000 types of cancers and the chances of developing carcinogens in body is directly proportional to the amount of fat accumulated.”People should maintain a normal body weight and control obesity to become less vulnerable to cancer,” researchers from American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) opined.As per AICR data, excess body fat is linked to 49 per cent of endometrial cancers , 35 per cent of esophageal cancers 28 per cent of pancreatic cancers, 24 per cent of kidney cancers, 21 per cent of gallbladder cancers, 17 per cent of breast cancers and 9 per cent of colorectal cancers.

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