Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida Agriculture: 500 Years in the Making

African American Health and Nutrition Issues

Video Script

It’s a fact that more than half of
African American women are obese –
A major cause of diabetes.

It’s also a fact that by making smart choices
You can reduce your risk of becoming diabetic.

Eating more fresh produce and exercising daily
Not only improves your health,
But you’ll look and feel better too.

It’s a fact - knowing the risks of obesity
And making simple changes
Can mean a longer and healthier life.

Don’t put it off –
Let’s get started now.

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