J2388

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim January 18-24, 2020, as Healthy Weight Week in the State of New York

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J2388



Senate Resolution No. 2388

BY: Senator PARKER

MEMORIALIZING Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim
January 18-24, 2020, as Healthy Weight Week in the
State of New York

WHEREAS, Beauty, health and strength come in all sizes; this truth
is affirmed by Health at Every Size, a health-centered approach which
focuses on health and well-being, not on dieting which can be harmful to
an individual's self-esteem; and

WHEREAS, Many people diet because they view themselves as
overweight, and begin to punish and deprive themselves by restricting
calories; however, if someone is always hungry or feeling deprived and
sees themselves as fat, then the reverse happens and the individual may
pack on the pounds; and

WHEREAS, Health and Wellness is the feeling of health, happiness or
well-being in regard to one's physical health, energy level, mental
state, emotions, and ability to regulate one's lifestyle as pertaining
to individuals in New York State; and

WHEREAS, Healthy Weight Week was implemented in 1994 to let people
know that a healthy lifestyle is about wellness and wholeness, eating in
normal, healthy ways, and living actively; it is not about dieting, but
about acceptance, respect and appreciation of diversity and one's self;
and

WHEREAS, It is also important that individuals understand what is a
healthy weight; uncontrollable elements which affect weight are height,
bone density, body type such as endomorph, mesomorph or ectomorph, and
body composition which is the innate ratio of body muscle to fat; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body regards healthy weight programs in
New York State as sustainable and crucial components to public health
and education policy; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body affirms the importance of caring,
healing, and improving the minds and bodies of individuals throughout
this great Empire State, making New York a healthier and happier place
to work and reside which leads to safer cities, productive environments
and greater opportunity for all New Yorkers; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
memorialize Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim January 18-24, 2020, as
Healthy Weight Week in the State of New York; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State of
New York.

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  • 09 / Jan / 2020
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 14 / Jan / 2020
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 14 / Jan / 2020
    • ADOPTED

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