Louisiana Drops in Obesity Rankings

September 8, 2014 6:57 PM

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Louisiana Drops in Obesity Rankings

Last year, Louisiana had the highest adult obesity rate. According to a new report, the state has lost its previous distinction as the obesity ratio has declined in Louisiana.

According to a report of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health, in 2013, obesity rate in Louisiana's adults was about 33%, which has ranked the state at sixth place in the country. In 2012, the state was ranked no. 1 with 34.7% obesity rate.

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