What's Your Biggest Health Concern?

Bergen shoppers share what's on their minds when it comes to health and fitness.

Zika virus? Cancer? Heart disease? BERGEN magazine polled shoppers at the Bergen Town Center recently and learned what is top of your mind when it comes to health:


“I worry about my children’s nutrition and what they eat at school.” Judith Diplan, 40, Teaneck, homemaker

“My blood pressure—I don’t eat as healthy as I should.” Tan Dinh, 35, Englewood Cliffs, banker

“Right now, it would be my blood sugar and avoiding diabetes. I just found out that I have high blood sugar and that I’m prediabetic. So I need to start making some changes in my diet.” Allan Recarte, 62, Hackensack, educator

“Taking care of my back is my biggest concern because I have spinal stenosis.” Robert Jaworski, 80, Hackensack, retired

“Cancer is definitely my biggest concern. There’s a history of cancer in my family.” Melissa Sackler, 26, Edgewater, marketing

“My diet—I’m a college student and I eat a lot of fast food out of convenience. I’m finding it harder to stay healthy in general with the college lifestyle.” Kevin Nafash, 20, Paramus, student

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