Five schools in the Magic Valley will share thousands of dollars to promote healthy eating for their students. The Idaho Dairy Council in partnership with the Fuel Up to Play 60 announced the area schools will get a combined $18,577 in grants
I saw a comment in an article on Only In Your State that Idaho ranked high among states in the US when it comes to obesity. But, when I did some digging, the stats that I found seem to tell an entirely different story.
Americans keep getting fatter and fatter. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's annual state-by-state report on the obesity epidemic has revealed that between 2008 and 2010, 16 states had what was described as a steep increases in their adult obesity rate.