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America's least/most obese cities

POSTED: 12:00 PM Jan 04 2012   UPDATED: 9:42 AM Apr 08 2014

Obesity now affects at least one-third of Americans. Find out which U.S. cities are the heaviest -- and the skinniest.

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Once considered an affliction of the lazy and indulgent, obesity now affects about one-third of Americans. Gallup and Healthways recently ranked which U.S. cities are the heaviest -- and which are the skinniest -- using Americans' Body Mass Index (BMI) scores. The indexes are calculated based on a person's self-reported height and weight radio, with scores of 30 or above considered obese.

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