Iowa’s obesity rate ranks in the top 15 nationwide according to a new study.
The trust for america’s health report shows Iowa’s adult obesity rate remained steady in 2012, but it’s still high, coming in at number 12.
Iowa’s adult obesity rate is just a little more than 30%.
Progress is being made in childhood obesity in Iowa.
A Centers for Disease Control & Prevention report this month show’s the obesity rate among low-income preschoolers has fallen one percent.
Minnesota comes in at 36th for adult obesity.
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