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Feeling Bad about Our Weight is Unhealthy!

Trying to lose weight? Think about changing to a positive focus on more exercise and/or healthy eating habits, rather than a number on the scale. A fascinating new study shows that even if you are at a healthy weight, feeling bad about your weight seems to cause the same diseases as being overweight, like diabetes!

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Sadly, weight dissatisfaction and poor body image can start early in girls and actually discourage healthy behaviors.

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High Fiber as Teen = Lower Breast Cancer Risk!

A new study suggests eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains in adolescence could reduce breast cancer risk later in life. This maybe especially true for pre-menopausal cancer, which affects more women of color and is often more aggressive.

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Even in early adulthood, for every additional 10g of fiber eaten (~ 1 apple & 2 slices whole wheat bread) there was a 13% drop in risk.

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Never Too Late To Quit Smoking

New Study Shows Big Benefit of Breast Cancer Survivors Stopping Smoking

A new article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that breast cancer survivors who quit smoking after their diagnosis had a 33 percent lower risk of death as a result of breast cancer than those who continued to smoke.

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