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Obesity figures now highest 35 percent in 7 states

Obesity figures now highest 35 percent in 7 states

Americans continue to fatten, with obesity topping 35 percent in seven states, a new report reveals.

That was raised two years ago from five states. In addition, no state had a remarkable improvement in its obesity rate compared to the previous year, according to the report by Trust for America & # 39; s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, both non-profit health organizations.

"obesity is a complex and often stubborn problem, and America's obesity epidemic continues to have serious health and cost implications for individuals, their families and our nation, "said John Auerbach, president of Trust for America's Health.

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