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Leaders look to help others find healthier lifestyle

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It's a fairly simple equation that doesn't take a lot of brainpower to solve: Exercise and good eating habits equal better health.

Conversely, physical inactivity and bad eating habits are a shortcut to obesity, diabetes, and many other chronic, serious illnesses.


But for many -- particularly those living in remote, rural areas, or living with economic and social disadvantages -- the barriers to living a healthier lifestyle may seem insurmountable.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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