These Are The U.S.ís Most Obese States

September 4, 2014
by Mandy Oaklander
TIME Magazine

The least obese state is Colorado, with a rate of 21.3%.

But even that number is high compared to 30 years ago, when no state had an obesity rate above 15%, said Jeff Levi, executive director of Trust for America’s Health, in a press conference.“The rise was dramatic and quick,” he said. In 20 states now, obesity rates are at or above 30%, the report found.

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