Nashville Named "Fattest City In The Country"

Nashville (CBS) - When people across the country think of Nashville, Tennessee they think about country music and the Tennessee Titans.
They can now add "heaviest city" to that list thanks to a recent survey.

Forbes Magazine looked at 50 cities and Nashville had the biggest waist line in the country.

Nashville was the heaviest city in the nation because 68 percent of the population is overweight or obese.

Forbes Magazine looked at three different areas for this survey: residents' Body Mass Index; physical inactivity and television watching habits.

Nashville did rank first for body mass index, but came in ninth altogether.

The Number one spot, when considering all three areas, went to Memphis.
Thirty percent of the people don't exercise and they watch 41 hours of TV a week.


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