Carrying extra fat can increase risk of getting health issues. We have known that. The new study demonstrates that it’s very important where this extra weight is stored. The new study shows that in post-menopausal women with the excess body weight risk of getting breast cancer significantly increases.
According to Medical Journal Jama Oncology women with more weight had a doubled risk of developing a breast cancer.
Carrying extra weight in the torso area also increases the risk of getting breast cancer by 46%.