New guidelines from the American Cancer Society increase recommended physical activity levels and endorse a healthy eating pattern of primarily plant-based, nutrient-dense whole foods. The new activity guidelines recommend at least 150–300 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75–150 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week. Achieving or exceeding the upper limit of 300 minutes is considered optimal. These adjustments reflect the most current evidence for cancer prevention. 

Go to to read the full guidelines, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians (2020: doi:10.3322/caac.21591).