South Carolina is a geographically diverse state and rich in culture; however, many communities lack resources and opportunities to provide everyone with healthy choices.
As a result, South Carolina has the 12th highest adult obesity rate and the 17th highest childhood obesity rate in the country.
Our solution is our work, which is focused on helping communities plan for healthier environments and create opportunities to access healthy foods and physical activity. This work encompasses some of the following examples:
Eat Smart Move More South Carolina works with communities across South Carolina to plan and implement evidence-based strategies that increase access to healthy foods and physical activity through: