The Partnership for a Healthy Texas, a coalition of over 50 organizations, is dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.Learn More

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Dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.
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Find what works
for Texans

Work with leading research institutions, state agencies, and a wide range of non-profit organizations to identify policies and best practices that will yield the greatest impact on obesity in Texas.

Set priorities for
the Legislature

Collaborate with advocacy groups to set specific legislative priorities, and do the legwork to get legislators and the public informed and in support.

Follow through
and track success

After policies make their way into law, the Partnership ensures they are enacted as intended and monitored and evaluated for efficacy.
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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!

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To prevent childhood #obesity while schools remain closed, which is a known risk factor for COVID, Dr. Kaplan, president of @TXPeds, recommends:
⚽ 20-30 minute breaks throughout the school day
🍏 Stocking the pantry w/ healthy snacks
💤 8 hours of sleep
https://www.kvue.com/article/news/health/childhood-obesity-tips-for-parents-to-prevent-it-during-covid-19-pandemic/269-cb460fe8-23b1-4b23-b5d2-efc41cabeea9

A huge thank you to the nearly 100 advocates, lawmakers, and legislative staff that spent their lunch break with us during yesterday's Legislative Briefing. Missed the session? Check out the white pages for our 2021 Priorities to end #obesity here: http://partnershipforahealthytexas.org/legislative #txlege