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Epidemiology: June 2005 Archives
Research shows combination of exercise and weight control may cut disease risk dramatically
PHILADELPHIA – In a large epidemiological study of the link between energy balance and breast cancer risk, scientists have provided strong evidence that more exercise together with less weight gain affect considerably the likelihood of contracting breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
Energy balance represents the difference between energy intake, by eating, and energy expenditure, through physical activity.