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Breast cancer risk 7% lower in women with BMI of 20 (low normal) compared to 25 (high normal)
Monday, May 26, 2008 2:30 pm Email this article
A woman with a body mass index (BMI) of 20 -- low normal -- has a 7 percent lower risk of breast cancer than a woman with a BMI of 25 -- high normal -- according to a study from the World Cancer Research Fund as reported by the British newspaper the Telegraph.
A BMI Table can be found here.
Devlin K. . Telegraph. Being slender ‘cuts risk of cancer’. 2008 May 26.
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