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Obesity Task Force Newsletter

CDC Data: Alabama Has Nation's Third Highest Rate of Obesity

2016 state- and territory-specific data on adult obesity rates is now available. According to the data, Alabama and Arkansas are tied for third-highest rate of obesity in the country at 35.7 percent. Visit the CDC for more information.

Tagline Contest Winner

Sweet Healthy AlabamaThank you to everyone who participated and voted in the Obesity Task Force Tagline Contest. The winning tagline is "Sweet Healthy Alabama," submitted by Yulonda Randolph. Congratulations and thank you Yulonda!

Scale Back Alabama

Scale Back Alabama is a statewide weight-loss contest that encourages citizens to pursue a healthier lifestyle by eating right and exercising. The 2018 campaign will kick off in January. Visit Scale Back Alabama for more information.

Page last updated: September 18, 2017