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Leaders look to help others find healthier lifestyle


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 and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 847-3151