The Top 5 U.S. States with the Least Obesity

  State % Adult Obesity % Overweight & Obese
1 Colorado 21.3% 56.4%
2 Hawaii 21.8% 55.4%
3 D.C. 22.9% 53.8%
4 Massachusetts 23.6% 58%
5 California/ Utah 24.1% 60.1%/ 59.2%
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Sources:  Trust for America's Health: "The State of Obesity 2014."

List Notes: Data is the top 5 U.S. states with the least adult obesity rates. Percentage of overweight and obese is the percentage of that state's population who are overweight and obese. For the purposes of this list, obesity is defined as an excessively high amount of body fat or adipose tissue in relation to lean body mass. Overweight refers to increased body weight in relation to height, which is then compared to a standard of acceptable weight.
U.S. States with the Least Obesity

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