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Nevada near bottom of list for fattest states

Posted at 8:51 AM, Nov 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-08 12:00:25-05

A new study by WalletHub says that Nevada is one of the least obese states.

WalletHub looked at share of overweight and obese adults, teens and children; share of adults with high cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension; consumption of fruits and vegetables and sugary drinks; nimber of fast food restaurants per capita; and more.

WalletHub looked at Nevada is ranked No. 44 overall.

Source: WalletHub


The top 10 fattest states are:

1. Mississippi
2. West Virginia
3. Tennessee
4. Arkansas
5. Louisiana
6. Kentucky
7. Alabama
8. Oklahoma
9. South Carolina
10. Indiana

WalletHub also discovered the most popular comfort foods in each state. The hotel buffet was the big winner in Nevda.


Source: WalletHub


Unfortunately, fat seems to be the new normal in America. According to most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 7 in 10 adults ages 20 and older are either overweight or obese.