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Study: Tulsans have some of the worst diets in the US

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Posted at 9:23 AM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 10:23:54-04

TULSA — A new study says Tulsa residents have some of the worst diets in the United States.

The study, from 24/7 Wall St., LLC, says Tulsans have the 10th worst diets in the country. The study factors in adults who do not eat healthy, the number of fast food restaurants, adult obesity rate, median household income and adults who report poor or fair health.

The study says 42.8 percent of Tulsans do not eat healthy, and the adult obesity rate is at 31.2 percent.

Top 10 Cities with Worst Diets:

1. Lubbock, Texas
2. Memphis, Tennessee
3. Cincinnati, Ohio
4. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina metro area
5. Clarksville, TN\KY
6. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
7. Wichita, Kansas
8. Topeka, Kansas
9. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
10. Tulsa, Oklahoma

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