Report: County Should Be Healthier – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 1/29/2020 at 4:03pm
Brevard and Transylvania County should be healthier than they are, according to Margaret Adamek, a food policy expert with the Blue Zones Project.
The Blues Zones Project is an initiative that seeks to makes healthy choices easier through permanent and semi-permanent changes to a community’s built environment, policy and social networks.
Last year, Brevard was chosen as the 50th community to be a Blue Zones Project.
Though Transylvania County ranks ninth in the state for health factors and behaviors, it ranks 22nd for health outcomes and 32nd for social and economic factors that inf...