Posted by: Tony Carson | 31 October, 2007

How to dodge cancer or when is risk worth it?

“Everyone must aim to be as thin as possible without becoming underweight.”

How depressing is that?

But according to this article in the BBC Be thin to cut cancer, study says that’s the key: the nearer you get to your perfect body weight the better the chance you have to avoid the dreaded disease.

“Cancer is not a fate, it is a matter of risk, and you can adjust those risks by how you behave. It is very important that people feel that they are in control of what they do.”  Professor Martin Wiseman, author of the report.

So, to be the perfect weight, you have to eat the perfect diet and take an ideal amount of exercise.Which raises a question: when is a risk worth it?

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