There are 8 more reasons to get down to a healthy weight. Because obesity has been linked to 8 additional cancers. After reviewing more than one-thousand studies, the New England Journal of Medicine found “excess body fat” is linked to an increased risk of developing gastric, liver, gallbladder, pancreatic, ovarian, thyroid, blood and brain cancers. Obese people were found to have nearly 2 times the risk of liver cancer, 5 times the risk for esophageal cancer, and 7 times more for uterine cancer. And as your weight goes up, so does the risk. Those are 8 good reasons to get healthy!