Baltimore makes fattest cities in America list

Posted at 7:27 AM, Apr 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-03 07:27:33-04

A new report reveals which U.S. cities are tipping the scale.

WalletHub's 2017 Fattest Cities in America list examines 100 of the most popular U.S. metro cities.

This is the top 10:

  • Jackson, MS
  • Memphis, TN-MS-AR
  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 
  • McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 
  • Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 
  • Chattanooga, TN-GA 
  • Mobile, AL 
  • Lafayette, LA 
  • Winston-Salem, NC
  • Knoxville, TN

Baltimore came in 59th place. 

Researchers say Americans spend about $316 billion on medical treatment related to obesity each year.