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Being overweight may ‘amplify’ harmful effects of alcohol – raise cancer risk, warns study

Life & StyleBeing overweight may ‘amplify’ harmful effects of alcohol – raise cancer risk, warns study


Dr Inan-Eroglu added those who were obese “should consume alcohol cautiously” cautioning the safest level of alcohol consumption was “total avoidance”.

Meanwhile, chairman of the National Obesity Forum Tam Fry said: “This research will be bad news if you’re fat and have a hangover this morning

“Since, mistakenly, manufacturers are not required to put calorie counts on the bottle of your favourite [drinks], many people are oblivious to the quantity of calories they are consuming and leading to cancer

“This latest research is yet another reminder of the damage that alcohol can do to our health.”



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