The Partnership for a Healthy is proud to announce the release of the ‘State of Obesity in Texas Report,’ which paints a picture of the obesity crisis in Texas to serve as background to our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session.Read the report here!

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The holidays can be made even more special by spending time in the kitchen with loved ones. Consider adding some of these healthier baking recipes into your rotation this year! https://sph.uth.edu/research/centers/dell/blog/posting.htm?s=Healthy-Holiday-Baking-Recipes

PFHT will be advocating for this critical legislation to streamline the #SNAP application for seniors this session! #txlege
https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2020-12-16/senior/tx-lawmakers-consider-bill-to-streamline-snap/a72487-1

Obesity is a major risk factor for COVID-19 complications and death, and new research shows younger adults with severe obesity face particularly high risks. #AHA20 http://spr.ly/6015H1jsF

As #Thanksgiving & the holidays get closer, remember it's important for kids to #GetMovingPLAY60. Download the #NFLPLAY60 app to make physical activity more fun in school or at home!

For more workout ideas + register for the NFL PLAY 60 Kids Day event ➡️ http://spr.ly/6010H1jb8