I am Chair of the Communications and Marketing Committee for Eat Smart Move More South Carolina and Chairman of our local chapter, Eat Smart Move More Charleston Tri-County .
What is Eat Smart, Move More SC? The SC Eat Smart Move More Coalition coordinates obesity prevention efforts across the state and leads the implementation of South Carolina’s Obesity Prevention Plan. The intent of this coalition is ongoing collaboration between state agencies, business and industry, health care organizations, schools, academia, community based groups and coalitions and a broad range of other stakeholders to capitalize and leverage differing areas of expertise, skill and resources to impact obesity in South Carolina.
Vision: A South Carolina in which healthy eating and active living are essential to the everyday culture where we live, work, learn, pray and play.
Mission: To lead a unified movement to make the healthy choice the easy choice.
South Carolina Facts
Obesity-related medical expenditures for adults in SC total over $1 billion – half is financed by Medicaid and Medicare.
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