How Obesity Promotes Breast Cancer

Invasive Cells

Being overweight isn’t strictly a matter of how you look. Being overweight is a major health risk. Period.

Scientists in Germany have found that obesity leads to the release of cytokines into the bloodstream. These cytokines impact the metabolism of breast cancer cells, making them more aggressive.

Being overweight affects long-term health and the amount of money you will pay for healthcare. Wouldn’t it be better to spend more money on vacations and other joyful experiences, rather than pouring that money into doctors, medications, and hospitals?

 

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