AP Mobile: Obesity very high in 13 states; many in the South

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Obesity very high in 13 states; many in the South

thumbnailATLANTA (AP) – Adult obesity still isn’t budging, the latest government survey shows.

The national telephone survey found 13 states with very high rates of obesity last year. Overall, the proportion of U.S. adults deemed obese has been about the same for years now.

“A plateau is better than rising numbers. But it’s discouraging because we’re plateauing at a very high number,” said Kelly Brownell…

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