Texas City Ranked as Fattest in the Entire Nation

Given the Texas diet of BBQ, beans, and tortillas, it's no wonder this Texas city ranked number one for obesity in the entire nation.

Many cities across the nation struggle with obesity issues, but a city way in the south tops the list at number one. You can see an interactive map of the most obese cities in the US below.

McAllen, Texas is the winner. Ranking last in healthy food and fitness options, and last in overall health consequences, it's no surprise this Texas city struggles to stay in shape.


Many factors were considered in the scoring process, including the total share of obese adults in relation to the entire population, and amounts of high cholesterol. Lack of access to healthy food and adults who lack physical activity were a major method of determining a cities obesity score.


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