The next time you’re in Mexico- keep your eye out for their “Cinco Pasos” wellness program.  The federal secretary of health and each of the state health departments in Mexico are actively participating in the new wellness campaign.  It’s an easy-to-understand 5-step program that encourages their citizens to take simple steps to improve their health (the obesity epidemic isn’t just a US problem- it’s international).  

 The Cinco Pasos website outlines the simple steps, which are: 1) Actívate (increase physical activity); 2) Toma agua (drink plenty of water); 3) Come frutas y verduras (eat fruits & vegetables); 4) Mídete (measure your progress like weight); and 5) Comparte (talk to your family about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle).  Check it out!