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Pass the mashed potatoes — Mississippi the fattest state again

April 7, 2014

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Did you think healthy eating habits had changed in the Jackson Metro area or in Mississippi, in general? Fat chance. A Gallop Well Being survey listed Mississippi as the fattest state in the nation with 35.4 percent of it’s population listed as obese. Not to be outdone, Jackson was the ninth-ranked city in America for […]

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City of Ridgeland employees lose over 200 pounds

May 6, 2013

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Pound for pound, the City of Ridgeland is proving its serious about health & wellness. City employees recently lost a total of more than 200 pounds in a “Biggest Loser” contest held over 16 weeks from Jan. 9-May 1. Each participant paid $10 to participate and for every pound gained, $1 was paid. To lose […]

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