Why do people that are fat or obeis have a better chance
of getting cancer and other harmful illnesses?
Extra weight and fat create stress on your body system. It is difficult for
the human body to store and retain extreme excess of fat. As a result, it
places stress on the body. Stress on the body causes many systems to weaken,
among them the immune system which fights diseases. When the immune system is
stressed, it makes a person more likely to contract a disease.
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Update: June 2012