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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!

As a child who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s- before every kid on the block had either a personal computer, Ipad, the latest and greatest video game console or smart phone – being physically active was just what we kids did. If it wasn’t a game of kick-ball, dodge ball, mother may I, […]

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Why You Should Know Your Body Mass Index

For decades public health experts have relied upon Body Mass Index (BMI), a number calculated using your height and weight to determine where you fall on the continuum of overweight to obese. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 could mean you’re overweight and a BMI of 30 or greater indicates obesity. In most cases BMI […]

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