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20-Year Study Smashes Misconceptions About BMI and Cancer Risk

Physical activity slashes cancer risk, no matter how much you weigh.

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Eat less, move more, lower your BMI and lower your cancer risk, right?

Not quite, says data from a 20-year long study on so-called obesity-related cancers that tracked over half a million individuals. The research suggests that exercise does lower the body mass…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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