Obesity-related cancers are on the rise among young adult Americans. Recent studies have show that 6/12 obesity-related cancers have had a significant increase in young adults, with even greater increases with successively younger generations.
When compared to people who were born 1945-1954, those born 1980-1989 had double the risk at the same age. Findings are based on 20 years of cancer incidence data in the 25 states, covering 67% of the U.S. population.
While ones overall chances of being diagnosed with cancer are fairly slim, the data does show that we should put more emphasis on maintaining healthy body fat percentages and physical activity levels. What are some easy ways to improve your overall health and body composition?
Drink 80-100 oz of water per day
Aim to fill your plate with 75% veggies
Fit 20 minutes of exercise in daily. As you become more fit, increase the intensity of the exercise.
Small changes can go a long way towards improving your overall health and fitness in the long run. Remember unless you are up against a life or death situation, making small consistent changes will lead to the big time results you seek.
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