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Healthy Choices

How can we increase policy and environmental change that makes the healthy choice the easy choice?

Policies that guide how we live, learn, work, pray and play can have a deep impact on our health. Material or physical changes to our economic, social, or physical environment also play an important role. North Carolina and its communities should consider policy and environment changes that sustain improved health outcomes by making healthier choices available and practical for their residents. Easing barriers can help to make healthy living easier, safer and more affordable.