Eastern Standard: Obesity in the Commonwealth

Feb 1, 2014

One place where Kentucky ranks among the top ten states is…obesity. One study ranks the Commonwealth as 6th most obese, not far behind 4th place Tennessee and 3rd place West Virginia.

Is there something about this region of the country that causes obesity?


Lori Giliam - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with Appalachian Regional Heathcare, based in Hazard.

Karina Christopher - Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Foods at Eastern Kentucky University, Nutrition Consultant for EKU athletic teams.

Resources mentioned during the show:


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