Albert Lea goes beyond Blue Zones project in push for healthier city

09/12/2011 | New Richmond (Wis.) News

Albert Lea, Minn., used the Blue Zones concept to raise life expectancy, reduce health costs and help people lose weight, but even though the one-year experiment is finished, the community continues to push forward. Its Vitality Project, which led to walking groups, employer-based wellness efforts, and improved student lunches and restaurant menus, is now making the city more walker and biker friendly, working with grocers to promote healthier foods and planning a National Vitality Center that would help other communities achieve wellness goals.

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