Thousands of adolescents suffering from obesity increase the risk of cancer.
A study by the American Cancer Society examined data on 12 types of cancer related to obesity, and the trend they found is alarming.
Some cancers such as colon, uterus, kidney and pancreas, which traditionally occurred in elderly patients, now show a worrying increase among adolescents.
Being aware of the foods we eat is essential for a longer and healthier life.
It is expected that seven out of ten young people will reach 30 and 40 years of overweight and could end up living shorter lives than their parents. To see more news, go to now.telemundo.com/noticias-telemundo.