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California has below-average rate of obesity
Sacramento Bee

California may have high taxes and high unemployment, but its residents have one of the nation’s lower rates of obesity, according to a new report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

While the agency says more than a third of American adults are obese, it’s just 23.8 percent in California. Other states range from a high of 34.9 percent in Mississippi to 20.7 percent in Colorado.