Thursday, September 4, 2014

New obesity data shows Colorado still leanest state

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Trust for America's Health released reports today detailing the trends in obesity in the nation and Colorado. They show that Colorado remains the leanest state in the nation, but still has one in five residents who are obese. These reports also show no decreases in obesity rates across the country and alarming numbers of African Americans and Latinos who are obese.

CDC: Media advisory with links to data charts and maps

Trust for America's Health: The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America

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