Schools need to increase P.E. and encourage nutrition

August 30, 2007
by Editorial
Honolulu Star-Bulletin

A study conducted by the Trust for America's Health, a research group that focuses on disease prevention, found Hawaii fourth-lowest in the country in obesity among adults, at 20.1 percent, with a Body Mass Index of 30 or more. However, that is more than twice the adult obesity rate of 9 percent in 1990.

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