The Checkup

Health in the News and in Your Life

July 14, 2009
by Jennifer LaRue Huget
Washington Post

The annual state-of-our-waistlines report issued last week by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation mapped out the nation's obesity situation, state by state.

It's not a pretty picture. In only one state, Colorado, are fewer than one in five adults obese. In 31 states, more than one in four adults are obese. In no state had the obesity rate decreased since last year's report.

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