Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Obesity rate swells in 28 States (USA)

Obesity rate swells in 28 States (USA)Adult obesity rates increased in 28 states in the past year, with the No. 1 ranking going to Mississippi, where 33.8% of adults are obese, according to a new report, "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010". High rates of obesity are associated with lower incomes, race, ethnicity, and less education, according to the report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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