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Weight Control and Physical Activity

IARC Handbook of Cancer Prevention Volume 6

IARC

ISBN-13 (Print Book)

978-92-832-3006-9

ISBN-13 (PDF)

978-92-832-3006-9

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PDF

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Maintaing a healthy body weight and regular physical activity is, after tobacco control, the second most important way to prevent cancer. The suggestions of possible public health action aimed at tackling these risk factors include education activities to promote balanced diets which are not excessive in energy, and broad education and planning to enable and encourage physical activity during work and leisure. The Handbook Weight Control and Physical Activity contains a full discussion of this topic, together with recommendations for public health action.