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America's Fattest States Revealed by WalletHub

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America's Fattest States Revealed by WalletHub

America's Fattest States Revealed by WalletHub

America's Fattest States Revealed by WalletHub.

For their rankings, WalletHub used data from nearly 30 metrics.

They also included obesity-related healthcare costs.

According to the personal finance website, Mississippi comes in at number one.

Second place was West Virginia.

Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama round out the top 5.

The rankings come as obesity remains a major problem for the United States.

The CDC says over 93 million adults fit the health status from 2015-16.

"While U.S. obesity rates have, overall, stayed steady since 2003, the rates are still rising in some groups, and disparities persist." - Harvard University’s School of Public Health, via MSN

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