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Louisiana: Fat and Happy

December 18th, 2009

Louisiana has long been an enemy of lists. This past year was no different: Louisiana placed eighth on Trust for America’s Health “Fattest States” list and 47th on United Health Foundation’s “Healthiest States” list. It seems that the rest of the Bible Belt is the only thing keeping us from being America’s undefeated fat-and-unhealthy state.

While we may be fat, we sure do seem to be happy: a recent study measuring how satisfied people are with their lives ranks Louisiana as number one. The study by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention compares self-reported happiness with…

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