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Form submitted 8:46pm Feb. 16:
I seem to recall from a recent news article that Philadelphia is the answer to "What city in the U.S. has the greatest amount of obesity"? Could you direct me to a date for a newspaper article (an online article would be great!) or a citation that would help confirm this? Thanks!Reply received 1:18pm Feb. 17:
I found an article from Dec. 7, 1999, "Blame the cheese steak: Unfit Philly wins flab crown Men's magazine weighs pizza shops against health clubs".
Hey, Philadelphians, put down your cheese steak. You're the fattest, least-fit city in the country, according to an analysis in the January issue of Men's Fitness magazine, out next week.
Courtesy of Men's Fitness
The Fattest Cities in America, 2000
from Men's Fitness, January 2000
No. 1: Philadelphia
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