Drumroll, please. CalorieLab United States of Obesity rankings published their 2008 results.
Mississippi has claimed the title of fattest state for the third consecutive year. Colorado repeats as the leanest, according to their new analysis.
Here are some changes from last year:
- West Virginia passed Alabama to become the second fattest state
- Hawaii entered the rankings for the first time as the second leanest state (they had not collected data previously)
- DC actually got slimmer; the only state to do so (obesity dropped 0.1%)
- Delaware‘s obesity is increasing at a faster pace than any other state, while California‘s rankings have dropped at a faster pace than any other state