POSTED: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 8:26am
UPDATED: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 8:27am
According to statistics from www.city-data.com  one of four adults in Brownsville is classified as obese. The number seems high but it's actually on par with the state average.
Obesity in young children, in Cameron county, is up to almost 20% which is almost four points higher that he state average. According to data from the Health and Fitness Association, the number of American adults who meet the recommended amount of exercise is only 22%.