City Residents Slimmer Than Rural Ones

Manual labor is down, but diets haven't changed, says study

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 14, 2012 11:10 AM CDT

(Newser) – In the US, there's plenty of obesity to go around, but the problem is significantly worse in rural areas compared to urban ones, a new study finds. Some 39% of rural Americans are obese, versus 33% of urbanites, a researcher tells ABC News. Rather...   Read full story »


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