Asistel in English
Cities and towns are not being designed for walking to stores or to schools. Drive-through restaurants, cable and satellite television and increasing crime keep people in their cars and on the couch.Childhood obesity is increasing, and experts have suggested that this is due in part to changes in our environment.
Finding affordable, nutritious foods can also be difficult. It can be harder to find fresh fruit and vegetables than salty and sweet snacks, especially where convenience stores take the place of full-service supermarkets. It can be harder to find a working water fountain or ice water than sodas and other sweetened beverages. Foods that are most readily available and lowest in cost may not be the best for your health.
By working as a community, the environment can be transformed into one more conducive to healthy eating and activity. For example: