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Economic costs of diet and low physical activity

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies have produced a report on assessing the economic costs of unhealthly diets and low physical activity. The study examines the evidence on the economic burden of these lifetsyle characteristics and explores definitions of the terms and the complexity of estimating the economic burden. 77 more words

Health Behaviour And Inequality

How Physically Active Are YOU?

For the last few years, we at EOM have been actively involved with our FitBit and monitoring our daily activities. How are we doing. So-so. 203 more words


Preschools and Daycare Centers C.A.N. Nudge

Preschools and daycare centers can help build a foundation for healthy eating and physical activity choices. In the most recent WOWS Newsletter, we shared the three actions that will help make a difference that lasts for a lifetime: 222 more words

Kids Health


A “brick” workout turns out to be running after biking, so named because ones’ legs are purported to feel like bricks for the first mile. When I first saw the term, without knowing the definition, I imagined it was doing more than one event in a day, as the check boxes I use in my weekly workout log stack like bricks. 531 more words

A Recliner and A Bag of Chips

Last week Martin went to see his doctor. Referring to Martin’s bicycling and artistic endeavors, the doctor said, “When most people retire, they just want a recliner and a bag of chips.” I don’t think he’s talking about the people who can’t get around, but the ones who can and choose not to. 450 more words

Healthy Living