The CDC has been studying the obesity problem in the United States. They are concerned as all of us are by the health risks of obesity. The results of a 2018 survey were alarming. At least 35% of adults in Arkansas, Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, and West Virginia were obese. The results indicate that a large percentage of the population will fail to meet the government’s Healthy People 20/20 goal of an overall rate of 30.5% for adults.