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6 in 10 Adult Californians Obese or Overweight
Health Leaders Media

California might have a national reputation as a healthy state, with lower rates of tobacco use, lean sun-tanned bodies on the beach, vibrant retirement communities and bowling leagues for people over age 100.

But, Californians are following the same trend as the rest of the nation with increased weight gain and diabetes cases, according to a report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.