Study links body fat, weight loss, and chromosome length in breast cancer patients

It is well documented that a healthy diet and exercise are key in cancer prevention and management, but the exact mechanism hasn’t been clear. Now, Yale Cancer Center researchers have found an explanation in the tiny protective ends of chromosomes called telomeres. The findings will be… #AdiposeTissue, #BreastCancer, #Obesity, #WeightLoss

Type 2 Diabetes reversed by lowering Pancreatic fat

A team from Newcastle University, UK, has shown that Type 2 diabetes is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas — and that losing less than one gram of that fat through weight loss reverses the diabetes.

Affecting two and a half million people in the UK — and on the increase… #Obesity, #WeightLoss