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Americans' diet improving, but not for the poor

September 17, 2014
by Kyle Rothenberg
Fox News

But while the study found some Americans to be eating slightly healthier, experts agree that overall, our country is in the middle of an obesity epidemic.

Mississippi and West Virginia have the highest rates of obesity in the country at 35.1 percent of the population.  Twenty states have obesity rates at or above 30 percent, and not a single state decreased their obesity rates in the past year, according to a new report released by the Trust for America’s Health organization.

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