List Of The Fattest Cities In America

March 15, 2018

The medical industry says obesity in America is an epidemic. When you see the details in this new report you may agree. It’s no secret that a lot of people in the country are overweight. In fact, recent reports suggest that 40% of the U.S. population aged 15 and older is obese And while there are overweight folks everywhere, there are some cities where more of the population is considered “fat,” and a new report reveals which ones they are. WalletHub just released their list of the Fattest Cities in the U.S., looking at the 100 most populated metro areas in the U.S. across 18 key weight-related indictors, including share of overweight and obese adults and teens, share of adults with health issues related to weight like diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, as well as access to healthy food, a city’s friendliness towards an active lifestyle and more. With all that in mind, the report finds that the area of Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas is the fattest city in the country, ranking an 81.03 out of 100, and topping the list for health consequences and food and fitness indictors. What’s more, they rank ninth for obesity and overweight. Top Ten Fattest Cities In The Country (click here for the complete list) Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Shreveport-Bossier City, LA McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Memphis, TN-MS-AR Mobile, AL Knoxville, TN Jackson, MS Birmingham-Hoover, AL Baton Rouge, LA Lexington-Fayette, KY

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