Comments for: Seeking to lower obesity, County organization devises program

Posted Jan. 02, 2013, at 6:59 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE | In Aroostook County, approximately 64 percent of the population was found to be either overweight or obese, according to statistics provided by the Healthy Maine Partnership. Public and community health agencies across the region have been trying to reduce that figure by encouraging more people to …

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  • Anonymous

    Name calling is the best way to reduce obesity.
    Exhibit A:. Quit putting food in your mouth you FATSOs! See. Who wants to hear that every day

  • Anonymous

    The 1.2 million for health services isn’t enough? This must be what we are paying their director, Connie Sandstrom, 120k for–to come up with more ways to take taxpayer’s money.

  • Anonymous

    If Wally world really wanted to help they would start with pricing. $2-$3 for a box of sugar coated fat cakes as apposed to $4-$5 for a bag of apples.

  • Anonymous

    The best thing anyone could do to help fight obesity is to make the nutritious food affordable and the less healthy stuff cost more, but that will never happened.

    The uproar over “Saving the Twinkie” as opposed to concern about the workers’ jobs is a perfect example of screwed up priorities.

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