CNN NEWSROOM - OBESITY
July 16, 2011
HOLMES: Did you know that two-thirds of adults are actually overweight? That is from a recent study by the trust of America's health and the Robert Wood Johnson foundation. Even though the obesity rate increased in 16 states last year, some states are thinner than others, shall we say.
Look at this. The obesity rate in Ohio, 23.1 percent. That puts them at number four on the list. Then comes Massachusetts. After that Connecticut. And then, this is not a state, but still they get counted in some of these things -- Washington, D.C. with a low obesity rate there. And Colorado, would you believe, number one on the list with under 20 percent obesity rate.
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