In Colorado, large is the new lean

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In Colorado, large is the new lean

Today’s skinniest state would have been nation’s fattest in 1995
Health Report Card highlights

Colorado got its highest health grades for adults and seniors 65 years of age and older when compared with other states. It ranked lowest for health measures involving children and pregnant women.
Coloradans had the highest fruit and vegetable consumption by teens and the highest percent of seniors getting flu and pneumonia shots.
Colorado also has among the lowest percent of adults in the U.S. suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure.
The state ranked near the bottom in percent of low-weight births.
The state ranked 37th among binge drinking by teenagers with about 1 in 4 admitting to having five or more drinks at a time at least once in the last 30 days.
Colorado ranked 38th among the 50 states in the percent of children getting regular visits to the dentist. Almost one in four Colorado children had not seen a dentist in the last year.
Source: Colorado Health Report Card

In Colorado, large is the new lean

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