A new study based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ranked the most overweight and obese states in America.
Tennessee was ranked in the study’s Top 10 most overweight and obese states.
Tennessee ranked # 6 on the list behind West Virginia, Mississippi, Kentucky, Louisiana and Arkansas.
Tennessee had the seventh-most obese and overweight prevalence and ranked 13th in terms of health consequences and 4th for food and fitness.
According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than seven in 10 U.S. adults aged 20 and older are either overweight or obese.