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Let’s start talking about health and weight

Your body mass index is a number you need to know

Every day we face choices. Some choices are more healthy. Others are less healthy. Our suggestion is to try to maintain a healthy balance in your choices. You can have fast food if you like it – just don’t have it for every meal. A healthy balance in life includes moving your body on a regula...

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There is a rather large and somewhat disturbing truth in this area that is hard to talk about, but we all must start the conversation.
In too many ways, Barton County is far less healthy than our nation overall. For example, a greater percent of adults are overweight and never move their bodies for exercise here than in other parts of the United States.
Barton County is actually less healthy than the national average in just about every way that people measure health. This is true for physical health, mental health, emotional health, financial health, and overall well-being.
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