The Benefits of Living in a Healthy City

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Essay #: 065421
Total text length is 7,009 characters (approximately 4.8 pages).

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Abstract
This paper shall discuss the benefits to the community and its citizens from living in a healthy city environment. The paper will define the characteristics of a healthy city and point out issues that could present hurdles.
The Benefits of Living in a Healthy City
The United States is becoming an increasingly unhealthy place. Americans are more sedentary, less active and heavier than at any other time in history. Much has been publicized about the faults of the prototypical American diet and overall lifestyle as a leading cause for the greater incidence of obesity, diabetes and heart disease in this country. One of the proposed solutions to help thwart these problems have been to develop cities and townships that promote physical...
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..... hopefully El Dorado will be one of those at the forefront.
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