America's most/least obese states

POSTED: 08:30 AM PDT Aug 14, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 22, 2015 

Obesity now affects nearly one-third of Americans, according to a newly released report. Take a look the latest rankings of the most -- and least -- obese U.S. states.

Obese States - Generic
1 / 22
iStock / MartiSaiz

Once considered an affliction of the lazy and indulgent, obesity now affects about one-third of Americans. Obesity rates topped 35 percent in three states last year, according to the latest figures from the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's a look at the most -- and least -- obese states.


The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus

Local Weather Forecasts

Most Popular News Stories

Sign Up for E-News Alerts

  • KEYT-KCOY-KKFX E-News Alerts


    Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox