7 Ohio cities named among most obese in the country; Miami Valley among top 50

Seven Ohio cities, including one in the Miami Valley, have ranked among the Top 100 of 2023′s most overweight cities in the country.

More than 40 percent of American adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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Here in Ohio, several areas made WalletHub’s nationwide list for most overweight in America:

  • The Canton-Massillon ranked No. 30
  • Youngstown-Warren ranked No. 32
  • Toledo ranked No. 38
  • Akron ranked No. 40
  • Dayton-Kettering ranked No. 43
  • Cincinnati ranked No. 49
  • Cleveland-Elyria ranked No. 61

To determine the most overweight areas WalletHub compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across three metrics: obesity and overweight, health consequences, and food and fitness

The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metro area in Texas was ranked as the No. 1 most overweight city in the country.

A full list of cities can be found here.

Source: WalletHub

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