Mississippi and West Virginia are officially the fattest states in America 

Earlier this month, the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual report, the State of Obesity — and there isn’t much good news: Not only is the country growing more obese every year, there are regional pockets and socioeconomic groups where the problem is exceptionally bad.

According to the report, there isn’t a single U.S. state where the adult obesity rate is below 20%. Twenty states have an obesity rate greater than 30%, and, on average, 34.9% of Americans are obese while 68.5% are either obese or overweight. 

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