Colorado not immune to obesity epidemic

September 18, 2009
by Maren Stewart
Denver Post

Nationwide, obesity numbers are growing, and Colorado is not immune.

Nearly 19 percent of Colorado adults are considered obese, according to a report released earlier this month by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Though Colorado ranks as the nation's leanest state, it's certainly not cause for celebration. In fact, it's cause for concern.

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