WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — We may be in the midst of the winter holiday season but if Iowa is going to become the healthiest state in the nation, residents need to preempt January scale shock. That is the sentiment behind healthy holiday tips and recipes distributed by Hy-Vee on behalf of the Healthiest State Initiative. The effort aims to help Iowa — currently the 19th healthiest state — take the top spot by 2016. Hy-Vee Chief Executive Officer Ric Jurgens is ...

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