62.6 Percent of Floridians are Overweight, But We're Only the 29th Fattest State
Floridians have packed on the pounds in the past 15 years, with 62.6 percent of Floridians now considered overweight or obese. That's up from just 49.1 percent in 1995. Not exactly a pretty picture for a state where swimsuits are considered customary growth. Though, Florida's rank among states has actually dropped as other states have gotten a lot fatter a lot faster.
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