Ohioans have a lot to gain by losing weight -- editorial
July 12, 2009
by Editorial Staff
The Cleveland Plain Dealer
In the modern-day battle of the bulge, Ohio has met the enemy and it is not super-sized colas or salty chips or sugary cookies.
No, it's us.
That's the carry-out news from a recent report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Using Centers for Disease Control statistics, the report ranks Ohio as the 10th-fattest state in the nation, with 28.6 percent of adults classified as obese. That ties us with the great (and we mean that literally) state of Arkansas.
View the full story (some sites require registration)