The "fatness" of each state has been revealed in a report compiled by WalletHub, using data from various government and academic sources.
The research involved over 1 million children.
"Increasing your walking pace in everyday life is a good way to increase fitness levels, particularly in those who are slow walkers," Professor Tom Yates told Newsweek.
"This is an important paper that convincingly shows that being bullied in childhood and adolescence is not just about being at the wrong place and at the wrong time," one scientist told Newsweek.
The risk of developing six obesity-related cancers has increased for young American adults in comparison to older generations.
Some 153 people were reportedly on the plane.
British academics warned health care legislators "the Effects of Internet Memes" are among the most troubling factors behind "unhealthy lifestyles" and exacerbation of U.K. obesity rates.
A study has shown children more prone to becoming obese had different populations of microbes in their mouths.
Sadiq Khan estimated that 40 percent of London's 10- and 11-year-olds were overweight or obese.
Nearly half of the patients on this experimental diet stopped requiring medications to control their blood sugar.
Personalized diets, even from birth, could be in our future.
Does Luis put a face on an obesity epidemic or on something much rarer?
In 2014, cancers related to being overweight or obese accounted for 40 percent of all diagnoses for the disease.
The study found kids who were overweight were more likely to be ostracized by their slimmer classmates.
Cheaper soda is likely to lead to higher rates of obesity, diabetes and cancer worldwide, according to a new report from the CDC and American Cancer Society.
Though it's usually a taboo topic, the president has made a habit of commenting on people's weight.
The former supermodel said of Ashley Graham: "Her face is beautiful. Beautiful. But I don't think it's healthy in the long run."
Andrés Moreno Sepúlveda underwent weight loss surgery in October.