Nevada Among Least Obese States
CBS Las Vegas (con't)
Affordable Care Act Updates: CBSLasVegas.com/ACA
Health News & Information: CBSLasVegas.com/Health
Get Breaking News First
(Washington, DC) — Nevada has one of the nation’s lowest obesity rates.
A new Gallup Well-Being poll shows one out of five Silver State residents have a body mass index of at least 30.
Only Montana and Colorado had lower obesity rates.
Mississippi was ranked the most obese state, with a rate of just over 35 percent.
Gallup says the national obesity rate rose 2 percent last year, to about 27 percent.