Federal Dietary and Physical Activity Guidelines

ACS CAN supports ensuring that the federal nutrition and physical activity guidelines are kept up-to-date and reflect the current science with respect to healthy eating, active living, and cancer risk. 

Federal Dietary and Physical Activity Guidelines Resources:

The ACS and ACS CAN appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Overall, we strongly support the conclusions and recommendations in the report. The following comments provide additional information on diet’s role in cancer and specific recommendations for those tasked with finalizing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).

ACS and ACS CAN are pleased to provide comments for the first time for the topics and scientific questions under consideration for the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network provided comments to the General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as it began the process to update its Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Concessions and Vending.

The American Cancer Society and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network provided brief oral comments on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee report.