Fittest States In The Country: Colorado Is Only State With Obesity Rate Under 20 Percent

The Nation's Fittest States

Colorado was determined to be the fittest state in the nation by an annual report produced by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The study, titled "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010", calculated the state's adult obesity rate to be around 19.1 percent, making Colorado the only state to have an obesity rate of under under 20%

The study also concluded that, on average, there are significant disparities based on income and race. Northeastern and Western states were generally found to have a lower incidence of obesity than the rest of the country.

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