This article brought to you courtesy of Barb Raines of Club Fit, The Herald-Pioneer Inisder Fitness Expert.

Ron and Barb Raines

As I was waiting at a light while driving home this week, I noticed a woman with 2 children in the car next to me. They were eating chicken strips and fries, as it was 5 p.m. I figured this was dinner.

One should NEVER consider "Fast Junk Food" dinner, I am amazed at the lines at Fast Junk Food restaurants during the lunch and dinner hours.

Eating healthy food takes education, thought, planning

and a little time, is the payoff worth it? Yes. Here is some data from the CDC and AHA that will convince you to eat healthy.

• 31% -41% of adults in the USA are OBESE

• Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer and are the cause of preventable, premature death.

• 40% of adults aged 20 to 39 years, 44% of adults aged

40 to 59 years, and 42.8% of adults aged 60 and older are officially obese.

• 19.3% or about 14.4 million children and adolescents aged 2-19 years are obese.

• Obesity triples the risk of hospitalization due to COVID-19, seasonal flu and infectious illnesses.

• Obesity is linked to impaired immune function & auto immune disease.

We can help. Track everything you eat for 2 weeks, we can analyze your diet and show you how to start adjusting for healthier you! Dietary and exercise education is vital to improving your quality of life. contact us at 503-266-6166, online at www.clubfithealth. com, Instagram or Facebook at Clubfitcanby or core-fit-atclubfit.

Club Fit

365 S. Rewood Street

Canby, OR 97013