20 ‘Innocent’ Habits That Might Give You Cancer (Expert-Verified)

By The Captain April 5, 2021

20 ‘Innocent’ Habits That Might Give You Cancer (Expert-Verified) 1

We’re overweight

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has linked 13 types of cancer with obesity or being overweight. The lists includes thyroid, esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas, kidney, liver, colon and rectum cancers too.

Admittedly, specialists still can’t tell how excess fat impacts the rest of the body to increase the risk of cancer so much. However, all statistics indicate a strong bond between the two.

For example, this CDC analysis found that 40% of cancers diagnosed in our country involve subjects that are either overweight or obese.

Captain’s Tip: Obesity is entirely preventable through physical activity and a healthy diet, so all you have to do is continue to live a moderate lifestyle. If you’re currently struggling to drop those extra pounds, here are a few resources that might help:


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