Memphis Named Second Most Overweight City in the US
According to the CDC, roughly 40 percent of adults in the United States are obese. WalletHub compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 19 key indicators of weight-related problems. Memphis, Tennessee ranked second in the country, just behind McAllen, Texas.
Obesity is a common, yet serious chronic disease. Since obesity is linked to impaired immune function and decreased lung capacity, this condition puts people at risk for many other serious chronic diseases and increases the risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
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