Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://redriverradio.org en Louisiana tops the nation on number of obese adults http://redriverradio.org/post/louisiana-tops-nation-number-obese-adults <p>Louisiana is tied for the fattest state in the nation, with an adult obesity rate of almost 35 percent. Mississippi falls behind by a fraction of a percentage, and Arkansas is very close behind. (Arkansas was the only state this year where obesity had a statistical increase.)</p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:40:27 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 32229 at http://redriverradio.org Louisiana tops the nation on number of obese adults