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How Fat is Your State?

Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have increased in 28 states.

To find out how fat your state is on an INTERACTIVE map, click HERE.

1. Mississippi

2. (tie) Alabama and Tennessee

4. West Virginia

5. Louisiana

6. Oklahoma

7. Kentucky

8. Arkansas

9. South Carolina

10. (tie) Michigan and North Carolina

12. Missouri

13. (tie) Ohio and Texas

15. South Dakota

16. Kansas

17. (tie) Georgia; Indiana; and Pennsylvania

20. Delaware

21. North Dakota

22. Iowa

23. Nebraska

24. (tie) Alaska and Wisconsin

26. (tie) Illinois and Maryland

28. Washington

29. (tie) Arizona and Main

31. Nevada

32. (tie) Minnesota; New Mexico; and Virginia

35. New Hampshire

36. (tie) Florida; Idaho; and New York

39. (tie) Oregon and Wyoming

41. California

42. New Jersey

43. Montana

44. Utah

45. Rhode Island

46. Vermont

47. Hawaii

48. Massachusetts

49. District of Columbia

50. Connecticut

51. Colorado

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