Mississippians may top obese list because they’re too honest. Do you fudge on your weight?

April 12, 2013

Education, Health, Health Care

Man Eating Hamburger with SodaHere’s a pretty interesting story from Mike Oliver at al.com.

According to a survey at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mississippi and Alabama may rank highest in obesity rates because Southerners are more truthful when asked about their weight. The central United States actually may be slightly more obese when scales are brought into the process.

Here’s the link to Oliver’s story, but first, we’d like you to tell us: Are you truthful when asked about your weight or do you fudge a bit?



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