Did you know…that spending on health also helps build a stronger economy?

- Parks promote physical activity and jobs, and are also a major source of income for New York State- Public transportation encourages walking, decreases unemployment, and increases business income- Foods grown locally encourage healthy eating and jobs- Supermarkets help the economy, provide access to healthier food, and can be places to promote nutrition education

For more information visit:The New York Academy of Medicine’s DASH-NY (Designing a Strong and Health New York), New York State’s Obesity Prevention Policy Center at 

Did you know? is a series of health articles written by HHPC and approved by our Health Advisory Board.

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