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Hutchinson unveils plan to lower state's obesity rate

October 14, 2015
by Brandon Riddle
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Arkansas has the highest rate of obesity among adults in the U.S. at 35.9 percent, according to a report released in September by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

According to research presented in the Healthy Active Arkansas plan, nearly 760,000 adults in Arkansas are considered obese.

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