Tennessee Is the 2nd Fattest State

June 30, 2010

That was today’s headline on the front page of the Tennessean.  Article here.

Tennessee, tied with Alabama for second, is one of ten southern states in the top 11 most obese states.  31.6% of TN’s adults are obese.  Not surprisingly, obesity affects minorities and the poor.  Last year Tennessee spent $1.5 billion on “obesity-related health costs.”


2 Responses to “Tennessee Is the 2nd Fattest State”

  1. Lannae Says:

    Eesh. I saw this article today. I cringed. I am one of those people who moved here and gained wt. But, when are you blogging about FP? I think I might have gotten a lower intestinal food bug from FP.

  2. nicole Says:

    I’m new to Nashvegas and that just makes me sad. Maybe we can improve the state by eating healthier.

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