15mins of Exercise will save your life!
- Physical activity is a critical component of energy balance, the term researchers use to describe how weight, diet, and physical activity influence health
- There is strong evidence that physical activity is associated with reduced risk of cancers of the colon and breast
- Several studies have also reported links between physical activity and reduced risk of endometrial (lining of the uterus), lung, and prostate cancers
- Current National Cancer Institute-funded studies are exploring the role of physical activity in cancer survivorship and quality of life, cancer risk, and the needs of populations at increased risk