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Health bulletin

The latest need-to-know from the world of diet and fitness

How to… LOWER YOUR CANCER RISK

IT’S NOW KNOWN WE’RE AT RISK of 12 types of cancer (only five were pinpointed a decade ago) if we’re overweight, a new review by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) found. While excess weight is now seen as a higher risk factor than individual foods or nutrients, diet is still incredibly important and alcohol is given a big thumbs-down.

The review now links alcohol to an increased risk of six cancers – one more (stomach cancer) than a decade ago. The other cancers linked to alcohol are bowel (colorectum), breast (both pre- and post-menopause), liver, mouth and throat (pharynx and larynx), oesophagus (squamous cell carcinoma) and stomach. To reach its new blueprint for preventive diet and lifestyle advice, WCRF analysed decades of independent expert evidence-based reviews. Use WCRF’s risk checklist to see how you can lower your risk:

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We share the top 20 foods to reboot your gut health, which experts are now linking to better overall health – from successful weight loss to better heart and mental health. We also help you spot early signs of bowel cancer, correct your computer slump to sort out back pain (and look years younger), identify your personal eating style (to find the kickstart diet that will work for you), and Dr Dawn Harper has words of advice from behind the bedroom door for anyone feeling the heat of menopause… Plus healthier barbecues and a Mediterranean-inspired meal plan, complete with portion guide