OBESITY: LINK TO TOP 4 HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS
And that's not all! According to a study by the American Cancer Society, as many as 18,000 breast cancer deaths annually were associated with obesity. (Cancer Causes and Control, May 2002)
The mechanism of action here is that overweight women usually have higher levels of circulating estrogen with the estrogen receptors on breast tumors being exposed to continual stimulation, explained C. Rodriguez, MD. Recall when the FDA announced that HRT, and specifically estrogen, causes breast cancer? For eons true scientists have been shouting the risks of estrogen dominance.
Experts are telling us to expect a high rate of infertility such as America's 30% and climbing. In the 1930s it was discovered vitamin E complex helps increase progesterone production for that balance. (I would use a compounding pharmacist for natural progesterone, not accumulating creams.)
Real Nutrition and Health E-Zine, Vol. 2 Nr. 2, Feb. 2003