Public Education on Diet and Cancer: Calories, Weight and Exercise
The observation that energy intake, and consequently body weight, have a role in the process of carcinogenesis was made in the early 1940’s on animal experiments: rodents fed at libitum had a higher cancer incidence than animals with restricted calorie intake (Tannenbaum, 1940).
KeywordsBreast Cancer Cancer Risk Breast Cancer Risk Endometrial Cancer Natl Cancer Inst
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