F as in Fat: Top 15 fattest U.S. states
July 7, 2011
America gets an F for Fat - not Fitness - according to a new obesity report from Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report reveals the nation's gut growth over the past few decades, showing a dramatic rise in the obesity epidemic. Twenty years ago, no state had an obesity rate over 15 percent - today, more than two thirds have obesity rates over 25 percent. Four years ago, only one state had a 30 percent obesity rate - now there are 12.
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