Obesity rates soar in developing countries

Fat consumption remains a concern among developing countries.

The extent of the obesity epidemic worldwide has been thrown into stark reality as a report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) puts the number of overweight and obese adults in developing countries at more than 900 million.

 

 

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Study: Trans-Fats Linked to Breast Cancer

Study: Trans-Fats Linked to Breast Cancer
A doctor exams mammograms, a special type of X-ray of the breasts

Trans-fats, which are being phased out of food because they clog arteries, may raise the risk of getting breast cancer, European researchers reported on Friday.

They found that women with the highest blood levels of trans-fats had about twice the risk of breast cancer compared to women with the lowest levels.

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