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A New Design Movement That Can Help Us Beat Obesity

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From our friends at Fast Company , "bridging the fuzzy border between design and business." A primer on Active Design, which creates buildings and environments that fight America's obesity epidemic. Today, obesity is poised to overtake tobacco as the leading preventable cause of death in America. More than a third of all Americans are obese and an additional third, overweight. Total U.S. health care costs attributable to obesity are expected reach $860 to $960 billion by 2030.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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