Put Down the Tenderloin: Indiana Ranked 10th Fattest State

A report from WalletHub ranked Indiana as the tenth fattest state in the country.

Analysts compared all 50 states and Washington D.C. by the prevalence of obesity, health consequences, and food and fitness.

The website evaluated those dimensions using 19 metrics. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 representing the fattest state.

Below are WalletHub’s top 10 fattest states in America:

  1. Mississippi
  2. West Virginia
  3. Tennessee
  4. Arkansas
  5. Louisiana
  6. Kentucky
  7. Alabama
  8. Oklahoma
  9. South Carolina
  10. Indiana

According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese.

 

 

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