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Decrease Reported in New Mexico Obesity Rate September 5, 2014 - Healthy Kids New Mexico - Information

New data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a decrease in the prevalence of self-reported obesity among New Mexico adults in 2013 over the year before. New Mexico is one of only fourteen U.S states and territories to report a decrease. « read more »

Disminución Registrada en la Tasa de Obesidad en Nuevo México

Half of New Mexico Adults Meeting Aerobic Exercise Guidelines August 14, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Healthy Living

The New Mexico Department of Health announces results of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealing 52.2 percent of New Mexico adults and 26.3 percent of youth meet the aerobic physical activity guidelines. « read more »

La Mitad de los Adultos de Nuevo México Cumplen las Directrices sobre Ejercicio Aeróbico

Exercise Shouldn't Be a Chore July 17, 2014 - Diabetes Prevention and Control - Healthy Living

I remember this particular Garfield comic strip from when I was kid in which everybody’s favorite cat said, “You know what diet is? It’s ‘die’ with a T at the end!” I thought it was funny then, not realizing I’d see it sometimes as some far out wisdom now that I’m grown up and middle... « read more »


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