BE HEALTHY BERRIEN
Working to build healthier places to live, work, learn, and play in Southwest Michigan.
Be Healthy Berrien is a union of organizations working to reduce and prevent obesity with policy, systems, and environmental changes.
Be Healthy Berrien’s goal is to decrease the percentage of obese adults by 10% from 39.9% to 35.9% by 2020. We are committed to doing this by improving systems and creating healthy places that accommodate the differing needs of all community members.
Increase the percentage of adults eating 5 or more servings of fruit and vegetables daily by 10% from 17.1% to 18.8% and from 7.3% to 8.0%. among 18-24-year olds
Decrease the percentage of adults who report no leisure-time physical activity by 10% from 30.2% to 27.2% and from 16.2% to 14.58% among 18-24-year olds
Increase the percentage of adults who report adequate aerobic physical activity by 10% from 45.1% to 49.6% and from 49.1% to 54.0% among 18-24-year olds
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