Michigan has a weight problem

Michigan is the 20th fattest state in the union, according to a new analysis by wallethub.com. Analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 12 key metrics. They range from percentage of adults and children who are overweight and obese, to the consumption of sugary-beverages among adolescents. Michigan was 15th in the prevalence of obese and overweight persons and 28th in the percentage of those with unhealthy habits and consequences. Mississippi has the biggest weight problem and Hawaii had the smallest.​