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					One in five
adults in Utah
report no leisure
time physical
activity.


                    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Over 36 percent of Utah adults are
   overweight, and another 22
 percent of Utah adults are obese.




                Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Adults should get
  150 minutes of
     moderate
      activity
 or 75 minutes of
     vigorous
   activity each
       week.

               U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Many healthcare
  providers and
      fitness
  professionals
 say swimming is
the safest exercise
   for pregnant
     women.

                      www.americanpregnancy.org
More than one million cases of
melanoma are diagnosed each
  year in the United States.




                      American Cancer Society
  Losing five to
seven percent of
 your total body
weight can delay
   and possibly
 prevent type 2
    diabetes.


             National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
American adults eat an average of
  22 teaspoons of sugar a day.
   The recommended sugar
   allowance for women is 6
     teaspoons a day, and 9
   teaspoons a day for men.

                      American Heart Association
 Sweetened soft
drinks contribute
about 10 percent
of calories in the
 American diet.


 Hellerman, Caleb. (2007) Nutritionists: Soda making Americans drink themselves fat.
A properly fitted bicycle helmet
reduces the risk of head injury by
  as much as 85 percent and the
risk of brain injury by as much as
            88 percent.

            National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
  In the past 26
   years, safety
 belts prevented
135,000 fatalities
 and 3.8 million
     injuries.

               National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
11 percent of motor
  vehicle crashes in
   Utah involve a
  distracted driver.

Cell phones are the
  leading cause of
 driver distraction.
 Get rid of old prescription drugs
 during National Take Back Days.

   In April 2011, 6,551 pounds of
prescription drugs were collected in
                Utah.

                         www.useonlyasdirected.org
  If you smoke one package of
  cigarettes each day and quit
smoking today, you will save over
       $1,000 in one year.



           North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

				
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