Colorado
the state with the lowest obesity rate — 23%

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Overall, the national obesity rate is 31 percent.

Additional Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "State Variation in Meeting the 2008 Federal Guidelines for Both Aerobic and Muscle-Strengthening Activities Through Leisure-Time Physical Activity Among Adults Aged 18-64."

Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps." "Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity: Data, Trends and Maps."

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