What is the relationship between lack of physical activity of women with high cancer cases in the UK ? Experts say that the lack of physical activity that causes women to soaring cases of breast cancer, colon cancer, and cervical cancer in the UK. As reported by the Daily Mail, Monday ( 06/01/2014 ).
"It reflects the lifestyle of most people in western countries. Majority of us spend too much time to sit around and not being offset by physical activity in their daily routines. " said Dr. Rachel Thompson of the World Cancer Research Fund.
Researchers estimated that 12 percent of cases of colon cancer and breast cancer could be prevented if people were more physically active. Moderate cases of cervical cancer can be reduced by 10 percent if women are more physically active.
To avoid contracting the three types of cancer, women are advised to perform moderate physical activity for 150 minutes in a week. Examples are gardening. With such activities, can be more slender body while cutting hormone that triggers cancer is caused by fat.
"Regular activity can help strengthen the immune system, keeping it healthy hormone levels, also keep digestion in good condition. All it can help reduce the chances of cancer, " said Dr. Thompson.
However, only a few women who do enough physical activity. In the UK, only 36 percent of women are able to meet these targets. According to statistics, breast cancer, colon cancer, and cervical cancer whack 133 per 100,000 people in the UK.
Barbados is the country with the most cancers and the Bahamas was ranked ninth . But according to Dr. Thompson , the data from these two countries is less valid when compared to data from Western Europe and America . That caused the UK ranked eighth , under Belgium , Denmark , the Netherlands , France , Iceland , Luxembourg , and the United States.
Last year , researchers in the U.S. found that women who walked for one hour per day can slash the risk of breast cancer later in life . Vigorous physical activity they even have double protection . Therefore, women should continue to exercise regularly to avoid cancer .
" We already know that being active can reduce the risk of breast cancer in women , " said a spokesman of Breakthrough Breast Cancer .
The spokesman added , " We recommend to perform mid-level physical activity for 30 minutes in a day , or 3.5 hours per week . Was able to reduce the risk of breast cancer , at least 20 percent . "
According to the spokesman , regular brisk walking is the easiest way to keep women from cancer . Because every physical activity that increases the pulse rate can reduce the risk of cancer , including walking can be done anytime and anywhere for free . Well , regular walking is the most clever way to prevent cancer.