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The Karla Adams Health and Fitness Fair is an annual event celebrated throughout Riverside since July, 23rd, 2011. The first Health & Fitness Fair was a huge success and included various health-oriented vendors, fitness games, and activities for adults and children alike. The fruit-eating contest between Riverside Honorable Mayor Ron Loveridge, Councilman Rusty Bailey, Councilman Andy Melendrez, and Karla Adams drew huge crowds.

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of adults are overweight
of children are clinically obese
of health care costs are the direct result of lifestyle choice
of adults has high blood pressure


Other Statistics And Press

  • More than 50% of adults do not get enough physical activity and 24% are not physically active at all
  • Over 18% of children are obese
  • 22% of people exercise eenough for health benefits
  • 1 Death occurs every 36 seconds from heart disease or strokes
  • 1 trillion seconds ago was 3000 BC
  • Over 100 Million adults have above normal cholesterol
  • Roughly 20 Million People have depressive disorders
  • The U.S. spends 2.2 Trillion a year for health insurance
  • The average person sees 7 Doctors in a year
  • Riverside County ranks fourth obese country in the nation

A look at the wellness deficiency in our community

Increase the health and well-being of the community