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''NashVitality Week preaches healthy Nashville''


"Eating healthier is one of Mayor Karl Dean’s 2012 resolutions. So far, so good, he says. Though, he admits, it’s becoming more difficult as we move deeper into January.

Maintaining momentum is key to achieving any resolution, and just as Dean commits to sustaining his personal goals, he resolves to put continued emphasis on healthy living throughout Nashville this year.

He, along with other city officials, is calling for Nashvillians to do the same during NashVitality Week. The inaugural affair, which began Sunday and continues through Saturday, challenges all of Nashville to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

. . .

The final piece of NashVitality Week is a series of health impact assessment workshops. The first takes place today; another will take place Friday and the third on Jan. 25.

The idea behind the workshops is to teach people how to analyze potential health effects of policies, plans or projects that are developed without a specific focus on health."

Date added:
Jan 16, 2012

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