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St. George »

The Unhealthiest Borough: 75% of Staten Islanders Overweight, BP Says

The borough also has the highest rate of smokers and heart disease in the city.

Bed-Stuy »

Youth Fitness Program Teaches Health Lessons Through Basketball in Bed-Stuy

The Youth Fitness Ambassador Program teaches kids ages 5 to 15 exercise and healthy eating.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Native Wants Locals To 'Get Fresh' With New Fitness Program

New endurance program aims to reduce obesity and weight related illness through fun community workouts.

Tremont & East Tremont »

Bronx Clinics Battle Obesity With Bite-Sized Tips in Texts and Ads

The nutrition campaign promotes small steps in the borough with the highest obesity and diabetes rates.

Crown Heights »

Months After Town Hall, Crow Hill Community Projects Take Root

From new trash cans to community cardio workouts, the Crow Hill Community Association kicks into gear.

New York City »

Ban on Large Sodas Rubber-Stamped by Board of Health

In six months drinks larger than 16 ounces will be outlawed in New York City.

New York City »

Council Demands Free Breakfast in Every Classroom

The City Council passed resolutions calling for free breakfast in every city classroom.

Belmont »

Bloomberg Targets Junk Food in Latest Move to Curb Obesity

More than 80 food sellers Fordham and West Farms have agreed to showcase healthier fare.

East Harlem »

Harlem Small Businesses Rail Against Bloomberg's Sugary Drink Ban

Locals say the ban will hurt businesses and will not solve the obesity crisis.

Upper East Side »

New Restaurant Certification Rates Healthy and Sustainable Meals

The founder of Rouge Tomate wants to promote local, healthy food through his new certification process.

Central Harlem »

Teens Battle For Top Chef Honors in Harlem

High school students in Harlem participated in a Teen Battle Chef to raise awareness of healthy eating.

New York City »

Councilmembers Defend Munching on Junk Food While Debating Drink Ban

Some Councilmembers said they're entitled to eat whatever they want during lengthy hearings.

South Bronx »

Fresh Produce Delivery Service Grows in The Bronx

Crotona's La Canasta healthy food-buying club does the shopping; its members buy the bags and eat.

Harlem »

Finnish Diplomat Visits Harlem Health Center

The Consul General of Finland in New York and a high-ranking member of the country's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health were at Heritage Healthcare Center in Harlem to see best practices Wednesday.

Downtown »

Kids Star in Real-Life Video Game at New TriBeCa Gym

Exerblast, which opened earlier this month on Reade Street, makes workouts fun for kids.

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