And Louisiana, which was ranked fourth the year before, has ousted Arkansas, West Virginia, and Mississippi to take the top spot of fattest state. With 36.2% of adults being obese, the numbers are pretty grim. Not pointing any fingers, but when New Orleans, which is the food capital of the country, falls within your state lines, it's hard to blame the Pelican State. I mean, have you ever had a beignet or po-boy?
Despite all the regional delicacies, hopefully Louisiana can join the ranks of Colorado one day, which has the least amount of obese people: 20.2%. Although hiking in beautiful mountainous cities is a little more pleasant than jogging near a muggy bayou.
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