TITLE

New report: Utah is the seventh least obese state in the nation

PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;9/23/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article announces that according to a report from the Trust for America's Heath (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) entitled "F as in Fat: Obesity Threatens America's Future 2013," Utah is the seventh least obese state in the U.S. The report says that adult obesity rates in 2012 remained the same in every state except for Arkansas after three decades of increases. It also highlights other key findings of the report.
ACCESSION #
90443659

 

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