A health group predicts that obesity rates in Texas will nearly double, and more than half the people in the state will be obese in less than 20 years.
America’s obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and shows no sign of reversing course. More than one-third of adults and almost 17 percent of children were obese in 2009-2010.
A new report says Texas is the 12th most obese state in the nation. About 30 percent of the state’s adults are obese.