Alabama challenges you to “Scale Back” in 2019

Alabama

For people who may need a little encouragment to keep healthy in 2019, Scale Back Alabama wants to help.

Scale Back Alabama is a public awareness campaign hosted by the Alabama Department of Public Health.  It started back in 2007 and sinc that time, Alabamians have lost a combined one million pounds.

This year, people are being challenged to lose at least ten pounds.

“Obesity is one of those things that our state is struggling with, so this initiative was brought on by obesity, so we wantt target that so we can make soe healthy Alabamians,” said Janine Clay of Scale Back Alabama.

If you’re interested in learning more, visit the Scale Back Alabama website.

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