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Preventing Obesity, Cancer Is A Year-Round Priority
Santa Monica Mirror

Weight loss is typically a top New Year’s resolution. We want to get into good shape to fit into nice clothes and feel and look our best. It is well known that a better diet and exercise help us lose weight and fend off diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

There’s another disease that should make weight loss not only a New Year’s resolution, but a year-round priority for both children and adults: cancer.

Most people don’t realize that obesity causes cancer, and that obesity can decrease your odds of successfully fighting the disease if you get it.