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Study ranks Memphis as 'fattest city in America'

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A new study lists Memphis as the “fattest city in America.”

The study, done by WalletHub, compares the 100 most-populated US metro areas and compared them across a variety of weight-related issues. The metro area includes Arkansas and Mississippi.

Memphis ranks number one in obese adults and physically inactive adults and second in adults with diabetes.

Overall, Memphis ranked second in ‘weight-related health problems,’ fifth in ‘healthy environment,’ and 14th in ‘fat prevalence.’

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