Texas weighs in as one of America’s fattest states once again


It’s true what they say — everything is bigger in Texas. A new report from WalletHub ranks Texas as the ninth fattest state in the nation — we were No. 11 last year. To determine which states need to trim the fat, the financial website analyzed 17 key indicators of weight-related problems. WalletHub first looked at the prevalence of obesity among residents. Nearly one-third of adult Texans are obese, meaning a body mass index (BMI)…

[source: http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/city-life/11-28-16-wallethub-report-rankings-fattest-states-texas-overweight-obesity-2016/]