Texas Ranking in Obesity

Texas has the 14th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the seventh highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17. Texas’s adult obesity rate is currently 33.0%, up from 21.7% in 2000 and from 10.7% in 1990. This state profile...

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Today’s Fitness Tip – After School

Today’s Fitness Tip – After School

Today’s fitness tip is about moving after school. We want to get up and move around after sitting all day! There are lots of fun things to do after school when our homework is done. Playing outside and doing some simple exercises can be...

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Healthy Foods

A healthy diet is a diet that helps to maintain or improve overall health. A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, macronutrients, micronutrients, and adequate calories.

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