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Childhood Obesity Facts

Health Effects of Childhood Obesity

Obese Youth Over Time: Selected U.S. States

Childhood obesity has both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being.

Immediate health effects:

  • Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. In a population-based sample of 5- to 17-year-olds, 70% of obese youth had at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease.7
  • Obese adolescents are more likely to have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose levels indicate a high risk for development of diabetes.8,9
  • Children and adolescents who are obese are at greater risk for bone and joint problems, sleep apnea, and social and psychological problems such as stigmatization and poor self-esteem.5,6,10





2nd Annual Shop With A Cop Golf Tournament
S.T.A.R.S., South Texas Academic Rising Scholars bringing Tim McGraw

S.T.A.R.S., South Texas Academic Rising Scholars has announced another great event to raise funds for Scholarships. Join 97.5 KFTX Real Country for Tim McGraw on Thursday October 9th. Tickets are now on sale at the ABC Box Office or at Keep it tuned to 97.5 for more information and your chance to win tickets.

4th Annual Buc Days Clays on Saturday October 11th

Join the Real Country Crew Saturday October 11th for the 4th Annual Buc Days Clays to benefit the Buccaneer Scholarship Foundation. You’ll have a first-class, down-home good time with Sportsmen and Sportswomen who appreciate the outdoors and enjoy a friendly competition. Some call Sporting Clays, “golf with shotguns”. We call the Buc Days Clays a good day for a great cause! You’re participation in the Buc Days Clay Event means you will be doing something you love while supporting this mission. All the fun starts at 8 am at the Dancing Elk Alexander Ranch.

AIM for the Coast at Saltwater Pavillon in Rockport on Saturday November 1st

AIM for the Coast this Fall and come to Rockport to participate in either a Run, Walk or Cycle event. AIM for the Coast is an event with your choice of a 2 mile Run, 5K Run Walk, 9 Mile Family Fun Bike Ride, or 30 Mile Bike Ride on November 1st. Make a weekend of it and stay in town for the Rockport Film Festiva.

Brush Country Cowboy Church

Workforce Roundup BBQ Lunch on Tuesdays

It's the Workforce Roundup! Enter your place of Business, Office, Ranch, Oilfield or where ever if is you earn your paycheck. Country Boy Don Williams will pick a winner on Monday and 97.50KFTX will deliver Delicious Barbeque from Little Joe's Barbeque on Tuesday to your business for up to 10 people. Enteryour Business at this link and enter your to win. More Real Country Fun and Prizes from your friends at 97.5 KFTX Real Country!

Pizza State Pizza Office Lunch!

Pizza State Pizza provides an office with Pizza, Cinna-sticks and Stromboli, enough for about 4 persons. Your office will receive a certificate, to be picked up at the Station Offices and redeem at Pizza State, Ennis Joslin and Ocean Drive.  Register to win thru this link. Listen for the winner to be announced Wednesday morning by Austin Daniels in the 10 o'clock hour!

Click HERE for a chance to win!

KFTX 1520 S. Port Ave. Corpus Christi, Texas 78405

Office Phone 361-883-5987, Fax 361-883-3648,

Listener/Contest Line 361-560-5389 (KFTX)


Listen to these songs, then vote below

Listen on Monday at 1:30 pm for the winning song.

Getti' There; Tim Dugger

M Dear; T J Broscoff

Thought I'd Let You Know; The Dirty River Boys


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