Posts Tagged ‘active living’

If you have followed active living research over the past few years, you are very familiar with maps that track the incidence of obesity in this country. Today, Kevin Drum of Mother Jones calls this “the map of the day”. It looks very familiar, but the message is still appalling. These are rural Southern and Midwestern counties, for the most part, where obesity rates are high. As stated in the Population Health Metrics article, decline of life expectancy in a developed nation is rare.

Population Health Metrics journal, Kulkarni et al. 2011

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