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Fat And Healthy? Experts Say Not So Much
2013-12-04 05:11:46

Can a person be obese and still be healthy? The answer is no, according to a new study, from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute of Cancer Research, that appears in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

Womb Cancer Risk May Be Avoided With Diet, Exercise
2013-09-12 13:21:06

Women who eat a healthy diet, exercise and drink coffee are at a lower risk of developing womb cancer, according to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).

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2011-05-23 15:00:00

World Cancer Research Fund advises people to limit their consumption of beef, pork and lamb, as well as avoid processed meat.

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2011-02-04 09:45:00

While a new study claims that one in every eight women in the UK will get breast cancer, experts are saying that many other forms of the disease are easily avoidable with a few simple lifestyle changes.

2011-02-04 07:59:00

GENEVA, February 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New estimates released today, on World Cancer Day, by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)[1] show that by eating a varied and healthy diet, undertaking regular physical activity, being at a healthy weight and limiting alcohol intake, about 340,000 cases of cancer in United States could be prevented each year.

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2009-12-11 09:48:23

Experts have gathered more evidence on the link between low birth weight and youngsters reaching puberty at an early age.

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2009-07-27 13:15:00

Many iced coffee drinks being marketed at chain restaurants could contain a large chunk of a woman’s recommended daily calorie intake.

2009-03-01 13:33:03

Healthy eating and exercise could reduce bowel and breast cancer cases by more than 40 percent in Britain, the World Cancer Research Fund says. Beyond Britain, the research fund's study estimates about one-third of the most common cancers in affluent countries and a quarter in poorer countries could be prevented by improved diets and more physical activity, Health Insurance & Prevention reported Sunday. The figures do not include smoking, which accounts for about a third of all cancer,...

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2009-02-26 13:28:30

A team of international researchers said on Thursday that healthier living could prevent about a third of the most common cancers in rich countries and about a quarter in poorer ones.


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