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What does 5-2-1-0 have to do with obesity?

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According to Elizabeth A. Joy, associate professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine and collegues Dot Verbrugge, Ross Hightower and Nicole Mihalopolous, the numeric represents a program to combat the wave of overweight children and adults in the state of Utah–which costs us $400 million a year in direct health care costs.  The goal is  “to shift the mind-set from treating obesity-related diseases to preventing them through living a healthy lifestyle,” say the authors in an opinion piece in the Salt Lake Tribune.  Find out how by reading the complete article here.