Latest News in Bariatric Surgery, Obesity and Weight Loss – March

Latest News & Updates on Bariatric Surgery, Obesity and Weight Loss

Here is the latest news in everything surrounding everything bariatric and weight loss related:


Increased risk of 11 types of cancer linked to being overweight, researchers warn

cancer linked to being overweight
Scientists warned that the increased risk is not confined to those who are obese. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

Latest News: “Being overweight could increase the risk of a host of cancers, including those of the colon, breast, pancreas and ovary, researchers have warned following a wide review of more than 200 studies. According to previous figures from two leading charities, almost three-quarters of people are expected to be overweight by 2035, with 700,000 new cases of obesity-related cancer expected over the next 20 years…” To read the complete article follow the link below.

The Guardian

 


‘Inflammatory Diet’ May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

'Inflammatory Diet' May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

“Eating an “inflammatory diet” as a teen may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers studied women who, as high schoolers, had consumed diets thought to increase levels of inflammation in the body. Results showed that these women were more likely to develop breast cancer as adults prior to menopause, compared with women who ate a different type of diet as high schoolers…” To read the complete article follow the link below.

Live Science

 


 


Not Exercising Is As Bad As Being Obese, Health-Wise

Not Exercising Is As Bad As Being Obese

“Exercise is one of the most powerful things you can do to protect your heart, according to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
Researchers in the Netherlands gathered data from 5,344 middle-aged and older people living in Rotterdam who reported their exercise habits, as well as their height and weight measurements to determine their body mass index…” To read the complete article follow the link below.

Time

 


How dietary factors influence disease risk

dietary factors influence disease risk
A healthy eating plan lowers your risk for heart disease and other health conditions.

“The highest percentage of cardiometabolic disease-related death (9.5%) was related to excess consumption of sodium. Not eating enough nuts and seeds (8.5%), seafood omega-3 fats (7.8%), vegetables (7.6%), fruits (7.5%), whole grains (5.9%), or polyunsaturated fats (2.3%) also increased risk of death compared with people who had an optimal intake of these foods/nutrients. Eating too much processed meat (8.2%), sugar-sweetened beverages (7.4%), and unprocessed red meat…” To read the complete article follow the link below.

NIH

 


‘Medicinal food’ diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes

type 1 diabetes

“Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found – for the first time – that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a beneficial effect on the immune system and protected against type 1 or juvenile diabetes. Autoimmune type 1 diabetes occurs when immune cells called autoreactive T cells attack…” To read the complete article follow the link below.

Monash

 


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