In a prospective cohort study of 85,256 women, those with obesity (body mass index greater than 30) had a nearly doubled risk of early-onset colorectal cancer compared with women with a body mass index of 18.5 to 22.9.
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The results of this study shouldn’t surprise anyone really. Alcohol has well known direct deleterious effects on the brain. And while excessive drinking is known by all to be harmful, even small amounts of alcohol intake were found in this study to be harmful. The effect is small with one drink per day, but goes up dramatically at the level of two drinks per day.