N.D. 22nd in U.S. obesity ranking
Published 07/02/2009, The Jamestown Sun
A state health official says two-thirds of North Dakotans could stand to lose some weight, and she recommends they look at home, work and school for healthy choices. The latest rankings from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation put North Dakota 22nd among the states with an adult obesity rate of 26.7 percent.Word count: 141
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