The 50 Fattest Cities In The U.S. (2019)

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There’s no doubt about it, Americans are the fattest people in the world, hands down. No, like for real. In fact, almost 40% of the U.S. population aged 15 and older are clinically classified as obese. Unfortunately, the extra pounds have inflated the costs of obesity-related medical treatment to between $147 billion and $210 billion a year and annual productivity losses due to work absenteeism to around $4.3 billion. Many attribute this incredible weight gain to the huge availability of fast-food and increasingly cheaper fat-filled grocery items that are readily available.