Texas weighs in at number 13 on the scale as the most obese state in the nation, according to the seventh annual F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010 report. Texas also has the seventh-highest childhood obesity rate in the country. Five Lone Star cities are among the nation's fattest, with Corpus Christi at the top. Other cities in the Top Ten from Texas are #3 El Paso, #4 Dallas, #7 San Antonio and #9 Houston.
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