10 Most Obese States of 2010

Written by mindbodygreen

If you didn't think obesity posed a great health threat to America then perhaps this map will convince you. CalorieLab's annual obesity map ranks all fifty states (and DC) on obesity levels -- and the most obese state is Mississippi. (70% of Mississippians are overweight and 34% are obese.)

Which state is the leanest? Colorado, where 55% are overweight and approximately 19% are obese.

Here's the Top 10 states that are in dire need of a Food Revolution:

1. Mississippi

2. Alabama (tie)

2. Tennessee (tie)

4. West Virginia

5. Louisiana

6. Oklahoma

7. Kentucky

8. Arkansas

9. South Carolina

And the Top 5 leanest states:

51. Colorado

50. Connecticut

49. Washington DC

48. Massachusetts

47. Hawaii.

California comes in at 41 and New York at 38.

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