10 Fattest (And Fittest) States in America

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is out with their annual list of the fattest and fittest states in America. Drumroll, please...

Mississippi has the highest proportion of obese adults at 34.9 percent! Colorado comes in at the fittest at 20.7%.

The top 10 states for obesity and their BMI percentages:

1. Mississippi 34.9

2. Louisiana 33.4

3. West Virinia 32.4

4. Alabama 32.0

5. Michigan 31.3

6. Oklahoma 31.1

7. Arkansas 30.9

8. Indiana (tie) 30.8

8. South Carolina 30.8

10. Kentucky (tie) 30.4

10. Texas 30.4

The bottom 10 states for obesity and their BMI percentages:

1. Colorado 20.7

2. Hawaii 21.8

3. Massachusetts 22.7

4. New Jersey (tie) 23.7

4. District of Columbia 23.7

5. California 23.8

6. Utah 24.4

7. New York (tie) 24.5

7. Connecticut 24.5

7. Nevada 24.5

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