Wyoming Looks Good in ‘America’s Fattest States’ Study
Each state was ranked based on several health factors including obesity rates, the percentage of overweight adults and children, physical fitness, excercise and diet.
Wyoming ranked as the 39th "fattest" state overall.; 42nd for the percentage of overweight and obese citizens and 41st for unhealthy eating habits.
The Cowboy State also has the fourth lowest rate of childhood obesity in the country and the fifth lowest percentage of adults with high cholesterol.
Mississippi ranked first of the list of America's fattest states, followed by Louisiana, Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Utah finished last in the study. Colorado, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Hawaii round out the five thinnest states.