Beefing up: High school football players are bigger but not necessarily healthier

October 11, 2009
by Eric Dexheimer, John Maher
Austin American-Statesman

This summer, the Trust for America's Health reported that Texas high schoolers ranked fifth nationally in obesity. Obesity rates among the state's young adults have doubled in the last seven years, a January 2009 report from the Texas state demographer found.

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