Obesity rates in America have hit an all-time high

West Virginia's adult obesity is tied with Mississippi as the highest in the nation, according to the annual State of Obesity report released Thursday. (MGN image)
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Obesity rates in America have hit an all-time high.
That's according to the 16th annual State of Obesity Report from the Trust for America's Health.
It shows nine states had adult obesity rates above 35% last year.
Obesity levels ranged from nearly 40% in Mississippi and West Virginia to 23% in Colorado.
The report calls for sugary drink taxes, expanded nutrition support programs, and a focus on physical activity to combat the epidemic.
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