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GARDENING GREEN SALADS
MORE MONEY SAVED.

No one has more fun than a person who feels great, inside and out. A few smart decisions can go a long way toward making life even happier.
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VEGGIES EVENING WALKS
MORE MONEY SAVED.

Whether you're having vegetables with every dinner or trading TV time for an outdoor adventure, a few simple changes can make a big difference.
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HEALTHY SNACKS BIKING
GREAT TIMES TOGETHER.

EXERCISE, COLORFUL VEGETABLES AND PLENTY OF FRESH AIR—JUST A FEW DAILY CHOICES ADD UP TO BETTER HEALTH AND BIG SAVINGS.
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Get Ready to get healthy.
For ourselves. for our kids. for our future.

Obesity is robbing people of their length and quality of life, but we have the power to make a change. With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local support through the grant’s coalition, four west Tennessee counties are helping families make healthier choices.

Learn more about what Haywood, Humphreys, Lake and Lauderdale County are doing to improve the quality of life in their community. Discover recipes, informative articles and community events that will help you, your family and your community BE MORE.

NUMBERS CAN BE THE BEST WAY TO GET MOTIVATED

In 2010, Haywood, Lauderdale, Humphreys and Lake county were listed with the highest percentage of obesity in TN.

In partnership with the UT Extension, the BE MORE campaign highlights how small changes in lifestyle and eating choices can make lasting changes in quality of life.

Learn More: The Be More Campaign

A Unified Goal is The Best Route to BE MORE

The campaign focuses on three key strategies: Provide education and promotional support to environmental approaches; Implement evidence or practice-based strategies to increase consumption of healthy food and beverages as recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans; and, Implement evidence or practice-based strategies to increase opportunities for physical activity.

Working together, we can make a significant change.

Learn More: Resources at Your Fingertips

IN THE NEWS

Be More gardens have been spreading like wildfire over the last few years throughout Haywood County. Four schools- Anderson Early Childhood…

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Two food retailers in Haywood County- Food Giant and Save a Lot-have become leaders in health in their local community. Grocery…

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Source: Brownsville Press, April 26, 2017 Dozens of Haywood Middle School students are crossing Key Corner Street to Banks Park…

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