Re: a to-do list for the next century

From: ct (
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 23:39:14 MST

> Cynthia writes:
> > Exercise is a good thing, it helps improve insulin resistance, but
> > it is not a solution.

> Hal writes:
> .... exercise is considerably more
> important than obesity in determining longevity
> .... poor cardiovascular fitness almost
> doubled your risk of death, while being fat made virtually no difference.

HealthyPeople 2010 may be an appropriate _text_ to use as a platform for
this discussion. The goals are:
1. Increase quality and years of life.
2. Eliminate health disparities.

Leading the Focus Areas are:
1. Nutrition and Overweight
2. Physical Activity and Fitness

The Leading Health Indicators are:
1. Physical Activity
2. Overweight and Obesity
3. Tobacco use

There are 467 objectives for the year 2010. Collated statistics for the
completed HealthyPeople 2000 project provides further insight.

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