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One pound of muscle at rest burns 35 calories.

In the last 10 years, obesity rates for adults in the U.S. have increased by 60 percent. The increase in overweight among our youth is even steeper. These statistic sadly point to what has become a true and avoidable epidemic. It has been a fast and silent trend easily disguised by convenience, fast paced life styles and modern technology.

People young and old can make simple changes in their everyday lifestyles that are more influential than genetic factors in maintaining a long and healthy life. As your Parks and Recreation Department, we feel it is our responsibility to inform and promote such positive changes.

Summer Recipes
Grilled Chicken with Roasted Tomato and Oregano Salsa
Farmers' Market Fettuccine
Just Peachy Smoothie
New Millennium Waldorf Salad
Summertime Risotto
Steak in Lettuce Rolls
Healthy Habits
Single out Trigger Foods
Walking Gives You Options
What is a serving?
Sometime less is more!
Move it and lose it!
Watch out for HFCS
Quick Tips
Get Movin' Tricks
Go Wal"nuts"
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"Creating Joyful Community Experiences through People, Parks, and Programs"
Parks & Recreation Department       (925) 516-5444
35 Oak Street       (925) 516-5445
Brentwood, CA 94513
Operating Hours 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
After Hours Emergency Phone 382-5346