New report says most and least obese states in U.S. have changed Published: March 5, 2014

A new report reveals the most and least obese states in the U.S. -- and they're not the same as previous years, reports the Huffington Post.

Montana is now the least obese state in the U.S., with 19.6 percent of residents qualifying as obese in 2013, according to a new report from Gallup-Healthways researchers.

Previously, Colorado was the least obese obese state -- but in 2013, it fell to the No. 2 spot, with an obesity rate of 20.4 percent.

Meanwhile, Mississippi is now the most obese state in the U.S., with 35.4 percent of residents being obese in 2013. West Virginia had previously been the most obese state from 2010 through 2012.

See this story on

Trending Now


  1. 1
    White, Asian men rule the roost at Twitter
  2. 2
    Real estate heir accused of urinating on CVS candy
  3. 3
    Federal Judge Strikes Down Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Ban
  4. 4
    Arizona Attorney General's Office Pushes Back, Says Inmate 'DID NOT Gasp For Air' During Execution
  5. 5
    How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, executions went awry
+ show more