American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Cancer With Healthy Food Choices and Physical Activity

@article{Kushi2006AmericanCS,
  title={American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Cancer With Healthy Food Choices and Physical Activity},
  author={Lawrence H. Kushi and Tim E. Byers and Colleen M Doyle and Elisa V. Bandera and Marji L. McCullough and Ted Gansler and Kimberly S. Andrews and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians},
  year={2006},
  volume={56}
}
The American Cancer Society (ACS) publishes Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines to serve as a foundation for its communication, policy, and community strategies and ultimately, to affect dietary and physical activity patterns among Americans. These Guidelines, published every 5 years, are developed by a national panel of experts in cancer research, prevention, epidemiology, public health, and policy, and as such, they represent the most current scientific evidence related to dietary and… 
American Cancer Society guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention
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