Which state is the fattest in the country?
Consumer Protect recently analyzed data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to identify the healthiest states in the United States.
According to the organization West Virginia – closely followed by Mississippi and Oklahoma – is the most obese country in the US. As of 2017, around 38 percent of adults in the state were struggling with obesity.
Colorado, however, was ranked by Consumer Protect as the least obese country in the nation, where approximately 22.6 percent of adults in the same year were obese.
America has long been concerned with the topic of obesity. According to the CDC, the disease affected 93.3 million adults in the country from 201
"In 1990, adipose adults accounted for less than 15 percent of the population in most US states. By 2010, 36 states had obesity rates of 25 percent or more and 12 of them had obesity rates of 30 percent or more.
"While overall US obesity rates have remained flat In some groups, rates have been steadily rising since 2003, and differences remain: non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanic and Mexican-American adults have a higher obesity rate than non-Hispanic adults. Hispanic whites, "the school added.
Mississippi (37.3 percent) and Oklahoma (36.5 percent) ranked 2nd and 3rd place on Consumer Protect's list of percentage of adult adults in the Recreational Employment Region, respectively, which they named the "Couch Potato Index." "called.
Kentucky was No. 1 with 34.4 percent of adults in the state, with no physical activity. Mississippi and Arkansas followed with 33.2 percent and 32.5 percent, respectively.
According to CDC, there are many obesity-related health conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer and stroke, including health ailments
Here's a look at the 10 most obese states in the US and the United States Percentage of obese adults living in this location per consumer protection.
- West Virginia (38.1 percent)
- Mississippi (37.3 percent)  Oklahoma (36.5 percent)
- Iowa (36.4 percent)
- Alabama (36.3 percent )
- Louisiana (36.2 percent)
- Arkansas (35 percent)
- Kentucky (34.3 percent)
- Alaska (34.2 percent)
- South Carolina (34.1 percent)
New York is ranked number 45, with 25.7 percent of adults in the state classified as obese by CDC data.