Diet and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

Publication Date: June 1, 2020
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations for individuals

Achieve and maintain a healthy body weight throughout life.
  • Keep body weight within the healthy range and avoid weight gain in adult life.

Recommendation for Community Action

Public, private, and community organizations should work collaboratively at national, state, and local levels to develop, advocate for, and implement policy and environmental changes that increase access to affordable, nutritious foods; provide safe, enjoyable, and accessible opportunities for physical activity; and limit alcohol for all individuals.



Diet and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention

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