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Richmond Named Third Most Obese City

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - According to findings released by Gallup, the City of Richmond was ranked as the third "Most Obese Major U.S. Community."

The survey company found 28.8 percent of people who live in metro-Richmond were obese.

Memphis (31.9 percent) and San Antonio (31.1 percent) were numbers one and two on the list. New Orleans, Detroit and Columbus, Ohio also made the list.

Read more about the Gallup poll here.

Copyright 2014 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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