“Obesity and being overweight is the second biggest preventable cause of cancer after smoking,” warns Cancer Research UK.
Obese means having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. And being overweight means having a BMI of between 25 and 30.
“Being overweight or obese increases your risk of metastatic or advanced prostate cancer,” warns Cancer Research UK.
Unfortunately, most risk factors of prostate cancer cannot be modified.