POOR DIETS LINKED TO BREAST CANCER
UCLA linked specific eating habits to an increased risk of breast cancer. The study found women who have poor diets during their teen and young adult years have a 35 percent higher risk of breast cancer before metaphase. Researchers say eating fewer vegetables, more red and processed meats, sugar, and margarine may also cause inflammation that can lead to cancer.
GEN X AND CANCER
The American Cancer Society reports a recent rise in colon and rectal cancer rates in Americans under 50. Researchers think diet and sedentary lifestyle may be to blame for the bump in cancer.
A NEW SPIN ON CARDIO
Researchers from the University of Georgia say, body-weight workouts can boost your cardio capacity. They found that the burpee taxed people’s lungs just as much as bike sprints did.
RELIEVING CANCER FATIGUE
A study in JAMA Oncology, finds that exercise may be more than medicine for reducing cancer-fatigue. The study found that a brisk 15-minute walk can help #cancer patients get their energy back, while medications are more likely to increase a patient’s fatigue. Researchers say, fatigue is one of the most common side effects associated with receiving cancer treatments and it can last for months, even years.