North Carolina is near the middle of the road when it comes to obesity. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC recently released its list of the fattest states in America. North Carolina was number 16.
Mississippi topped the list, while Colorado came in as the "least fat" state.
The numbers show most people have room for health improvement, finding seven out of 10 U.S. adults age 20 or older are either overweight or obese.
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