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Diet tops exercise for cutting weight, cancer risk, new study shows

(Fred Hutch News Service) Whether cutting pounds or cancer risk, the crunches in your salad trump the crunches in your workout, say scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
That finding emerged in a new study of overweight and obese women who significantly lowered their weight – and levels of proteins associated with cancer – by slashing daily calories or by improving both diet and exercise.
Similar-sized women who exercised regularly but maintained their usual calorie intake did not post big drops in pounds or in those suspect proteins, reports the Fred Hutch study.
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