Navigation Links
New Jersey Realtor, Lina Panza, Advocates Walkable Neighborhoods to Combat Childhood Obesity

Montclair, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2013

Leading New Jersey real estate agent, Lina Panza, is a fierce advocate for walkable neighborhoods. One of her favorite aspects of walkable places is the positive effect walkable environments have on health. In light of the current childhood obesity epidemic that plagues the United States, Panza urges home buyers to consider walkable living.

A New York Academy of Sciences article posted May 2, 2013 spotlights walkable neighborhoods as a key combatant to obesity. The same article shows that residents in walkable neighborhoods weigh approximately ten pounds less than those in nonwalkable neighborhoods. According to Glanz (2006), walkable development patterns, such as those including sidewalks, with schools and parks nearby, and safe streets promote physical activity and therefore reduce rates of obesity amongst children.

Walkable places provide quick accessibility to retail services, an established sense of community, and an overall higher quality of life. The obesity epidemic has long been a losing battle for many Americans. In recent years children have become affected. Studies attribute the increase in overweight and obese children to a significant decrease in the amount of physical activity the average American lifestyle promotes. On average adults spend eight hours per day sitting at a desk while children roughly the same amount of time stationary at school. Most people drive everywhere eliminating walking completely out of their lifestyles. Walking is one of the simplest ways to remain active. Many whistleblowers are calling for the government to do more to facilitate such basic physical activities by making communities more walkable and bikable.

Americans live in homes sprawled across acres of land with only highways and other non-walkable routes connecting them to the rest of the world. A simple answer to curbing childhood obesity is to decrease the sedentary behavior that has become second nature in the American lifestyle.

Lina Panza helps potential homeowners find and sell homes in some of New Jersey’s most coveted walkable neighborhoods west of New York City including Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, South Orange, Maplewood, Millburn and Little Falls. Lina is devoted to a pedestrian-friendly lifestyle. A realtor with true firsthand experience, Lina lives with her family in the very neighborhoods she suggests to clients. Lina is a licensed New Jersey real estate agent at Keller Williams NJ Metro Group.

About Lina Panza:
Lina Panza was born and raised in New York City which sparked her love for walkable neighborhoods. Today she specializes in walkable real estate throughout New Jersey. Lina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and Architecture and a Master’s in Business Administration. Lina’s well-rounded education has given here the unique ability to understand the aesthetics and mechanics of a house allowing her to “fill the space” with just one look. This paired with her financial savvy garnered from years of operating a successful small business, allows Lina to provide clients with a seamless experience as they find their ideal home. Call Lina at 973-809-5277 to begin your New Jersey real estate journey today. For more information visit

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Case Management Conference in New Jersey Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Litigation
2. Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports on Recent Case Management Conference in New Jersey Stryker Hip Recall Litigation
3. Stryker Hip Recall News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in New Jersey Stryker Hip Lawsuits
4. Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Look Forward to Mediation of Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Lawsuits Pending in New Jersey.
5. Stryker Hip Lawyers at Bernstein Liebhard LLP Look Forward to Next Status Conference in New Jersey Stryker Hip Recall Litigation
6. Editions TV Presents May Air Dates for New York, New Jersey and Westchester County
7. Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on the New Jersey Health Insurance Exchange
8. New Private Exchange for Health Insurance Coming to New Jersey
9. Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuits Stemming from Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Stem Recall Continue to Mount in New Jersey Litigation
10. Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Scheduling of First Bellwether Trial in New Jersey C.R. Bard Pelvic Mesh Litigation
11. Stryker Hip Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Orders in New Jersey Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Litigation
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as ... of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to ... one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his Bachelors in ... School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps Green Hospital ... at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to train in ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the ... In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, ... just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from reveals ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, ... the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity ... who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Fla. (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global ... Trend magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition ... Florida. , Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)...  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in the ... cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has secured ... led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel Capital ... Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization of ... of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... "Pharmaceutical Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, ... Formulation (Oral, Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market ... at a CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast period ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Capricor Therapeutics, ... a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development ... patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical ... 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the ... quarter of 2016, and to report top line ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: