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America's most/least obese states

POSTED: 11:30 AM Aug 14 2012   UPDATED: 5:00 AM Sep 08 2014

Obesity now affects about one-third of Americans. Take a look the latest rankings of the most -- and least -- obese U.S. states.

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Once considered an affliction of the lazy and indulgent, obesity now affects about one-third of Americans. Obesity rates topped 35 percent in two states last year, according to the latest figures from the Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Here's a look at the most -- and least -- obese states.

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