Tallahassee Among Fattest Cities In America

By: CNN Email
By: CNN Email

News Release: CNN

It seems everyone is constantly trying to fight the battle of the bulge - but as a nation, we might not be doing enough.

A new poll shines a spotlight on some American cities with the biggest obesity problems... and the news in Tallahassee is not good.

The study looked at America's height and weight to calculate our collective Body Mass Index by area.

Among America's biggest cities: Memphis, TN tops the list as the weightiest city with a 31.9% obesity rate.

On the flip side, the fittest cities in America include Boulder, CO, where the obesity rate is only 12.4%.

Closer to home in Florida, the Naples-Marco Island area was the fittest in the state with an overall obesity rate of 16.5%.

The heaviest city?

Tipping the scales with a 29.7% obesity rating: Tallahassee!


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