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Jacqueline Lott
May 16, 2012

More Mississippians will have to eat healthier and exercise if the state is going to lose the title of “fattest” in America. The extra weight has led to high incidences of high blood pressure, diabetes, and other illnesses among Mississippi residents. Public awareness should be on the minds of lawmakers and community leaders.

People in our state need to know we have a serious epidemic on our hands, which will require us to push back from our favorite southern dishes including, fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and choclate cake and start eating more fruits and vegetables.

More Mississippians will have to eat healthier and exercise if the state is going to lose the title of “fattest” in America. The extra weight has led to high incidences of high blood pressure, diabetes, and other illnesses among Mississippi residents.

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