I hope to lose 25 lbs by August 29. What is your wellness challenge?
St. Louis County Employees are embarking on a summer journey to be healthier. The St. Louis County Weight Loss Challenge began this month and goes thru August with all of St. Louis County’s employees banding together to lose a collective 5 percent body fat.
Maintaining the correct weight is one of the most important factors in health, and is a struggle for many people. Obesity has become one of the major health issues in the United States. The national percentage of obesity is 34.3 percent compared to 15.4 percent in Canada and 21.7 percent in Australia.
In St. Louis County, the population has 45 percent of the population that is who are considered obese. This year’s wellness challenge will…
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