The Fattest Cities in the U.S.

Despite our obsession with diets, #cleaneating and health and fitness-related resolutions, Americans keep getting fatter. The obesity epidemic has now reached such epic proportions that almost 40 percent of Americans are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And while the medical costs of obesity are staggering, the real cost to individuals can often feel much higher.

WalletHub put together a panel of experts to analyze which U.S. cities are struggling the most with this complex health issue. Pulling data from sources like the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, WalletHub evaluated 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across numerous metrics, such as prevalence of overweight or obese residents, access to health facilities and healthy food and number of weight-related health issues. You can read the full report and an explanation of the methodology here.

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