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Shreveport-Bossier City Lands on the Nation’s Fattest Cities List

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Louisiana is known for great food like crawfish etouffee, shrimp po boys, gumbo, and jambalaya. According to a new study, Shreveport-Bossier is one of the 50 fattest cities in the US.

The latest numbers from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found the 50 most obese cities in the USA, and two of them are right here in Louisiana. Shreveport-Bossier is ranked no. 29, and Baton Rouge comes in at no. 50.

The no. 1 most obese city on the list is Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio, which boasts an obesity percentage of 39.5. The city with the smallest obesity number is Boulder, Colorado, which comes in at 12.4.

Check out the full list of fattest cities.

[via Weather Channel]

 

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