Health Behaviours: Population Who Were Overweight, 1996 to 1997

Health Behaviours: Population Who Were Overweight, 1996 to 1997 Many health professionals in Canada consider that obesity has reached or is nearing epidemic proportions in this country. Most scientific evidence is supportive of physical activity as a positive determinant. Greater health benefits can be achieved by increasing the amount; duration, frequency, or intensity-of physical activity. Lack of physical activity has negative health consequences. Population in the Atlantic Provinces tends to be more overweight and inactive, at least in relative terms. 2022-03-14 Natural Resources Canada geoinfo@nrcan.gc.ca Health and Safetyhealthmapobesity Download the English JP2 File through HTTPJP2 https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/eng/681_health_behaviours_population_overweight_1996_1997.jp2 Download the English ZIP (PDF,JPG) file through HTTPZIP https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/eng/681_health_behaviours_population_overweight_1996_1997.zip Download the French JP2 File through HTTPother https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/fra/681_comportements_sante_population_avec_surpoids_1996_1997.jp2 Download the French ZIP (PDF, JPG) File through HTTPZIP https://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/raster/atlas_6_ed/fra/681_comportements_sante_population_avec_surpoids_1996_1997.zip

Many health professionals in Canada consider that obesity has reached or is nearing epidemic proportions in this country. Most scientific evidence is supportive of physical activity as a positive determinant. Greater health benefits can be achieved by increasing the amount; duration, frequency, or intensity-of physical activity. Lack of physical activity has negative health consequences. Population in the Atlantic Provinces tends to be more overweight and inactive, at least in relative terms.

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