Wednesday, August 24, 2005

The Fat of the Land

Some food for thought:

About 24.5 percent of American adults are obese, the report said, and in 12 states more than a quarter of all adults are obese, Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and South Carolina.

The states with the smallest percentage of obese adults are Colorado, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont and Montana. (One state, Hawaii, was not ranked.)

Maybe the upside of these high gas prices is that people will walk more. They can't afford to drive!

Speaking of gas prices, this site might be useful reading before you gas up.

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