- Excess body fat is one of the strongest factors that increases risk for this cancer.
- A high-glycemic-load diet (a diet high in sugary foods, sugary drinks and processed foods high in carbohydrates) increases risk
- Daily moderate physical activity reduces the risk.
- Drinking coffee – both decaffeinated and caffeinated – reduces the risk.
59% of US endometrial cancers — about 35,400 cases — can be prevented by being active and a healthy weight.
Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity,
|Source: AICR/WCRF Continuous Update Project Report: Endometrial Cancer, September 2013|
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Effect on Risk:
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