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Walk Across Texas aims to get area Texans in shape

February 2, 2010
by JUAN CARLOS REYES
Fort Bend Herald

In a July 2009 report from Trust for America's Health, Texas ranks 14th in obesity in adults and 20th in children.

    AgriLife Extension is hoping to change that with the 15th Annual Walk Across Texas program.

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    "We need to get people to understand it's not healthy to be overweight." she said. "People need to exercise at least four days a week, but if they exercise everyday that would be great."

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