Chicago Named "Fattest City in America"

By: AP
By: AP

An annual survey ranks the "City of Big Shoulders" as the city with the thickest waistline.

"Men's Fitness" magazine blames the city's love of television, its horrible commutes and a lack of exercise.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost six out of ten Illinoisans are overweight enough that their size poses a significant threat to their health.

Eight out of 10 Windy City residents also face health risks due to a lack of exercise.

The fittest city in America for 2006 is Baltimore, which according to the magazine has about half the average number of junk-food restaurants per capita than other cities on the list.


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