June 29 2011 - Colorado is the Only State With Obesity Rate Less Than 20%
At what point will deaths from obesity outpace deaths from hunger?
DENVER –Adult obesity rates rose in 28 states last year, the report says. In eight states, more than 30% of the population is obese. Only Colorado has a obesity rate lower than 20%. Mississippi is at the top of the list. with an adult obesity rate of 33.8%, and the South in general is where rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases such as diabetes are highest.
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