America's 10 Chubbiest Cities

Sun Belt hogs the lion's share of pudgiest locales
By News Dude,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 25, 2007 1:00 PM CST
America's 10 Chubbiest Cities
An unidentified woman takes a walk Aug. 29, 2007 in Washington. The Sun Belt holds more belt-busting cities -- 16 of the top 20 -- than any other region in the US.    (Getty Images)

The weather may be great and the lifestyle good, but Southern culinary hospitality might be landing the Sun Belt disproportionately on Forbes' list of America's most obese cities. The most rotund:

  1. Memphis
  2. Birmingham
  3. San Antonio

  1. Riverside/San Bernardino, Calif.
  2. Detroit
  3. Jacksonville
  4. Nashville
  5. Oklahoma City
  6. Kansas City
  7. San Diego
(More Memphis stories.)

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