Americans collectively spending up to $315.8 billion annually on obesity-related medical treatment, the personal finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2016's Fattest Cities in America.

In order to call attention to the communities where weight-related problems are most prevalent, WalletHub’s analysts compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 14 key metrics. They range from “percentage of adults and high school students who are obese” to “percentage of people who are physically inactive.”
Weight Problems in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (1=Worst, 50=Avg.): 

  • 18th – % of Overweight Adults
  • 49th – % of Obese Adults
  • 32nd – % of Physically Inactive Adults
  • 10th – % of Adults with High Cholesterol
  • 50th – % of Adults Eating Fewer than 1 Serving of Fruits/Vegetables per Day
  • 49th – % of Adults with Diabetes
  • 28th – % of Overweight Teens
  • 12th – % of Obese Teens
  • 16th – % of Overweight Children

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