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Lynwood se pone a dieta

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In English: Lynwood Goes On A Diet

Lynwood consigue un honor preocupante. Uno de cada cinco adultos de esta ciudad es obeso. Pero esta ciudad se niega a ignorar el problema, sino que están poniendo en marcha un reto de 12 semanas para perder peso.  Cash for Chunkers comenzó el 25 de enero.

El objetivo es alentar a los miembros de la comunidad para perder los kilos de más a través de la alimentación saludable y el ejercicio. Los participantes pagan una cuota de $25 por persona para participar y deben registrarse como un equipo de cuatro personas. Los participantes se pesaran cada semana y pagaran $1 por libra si aumentan de peso, el dinero será entregado al final de las 12 semanas al equipo con la mayor cantidad de peso perdido.

La mayoría de los hogares en Lynwood ganan $43,782 al año, según el Censo de EE.UU. de 2010. Las tasas de pobreza de la Comunidad están fuertemente asociadas con las tasas de obesidad infantil, según el Centro de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades.

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