Pictures: How fat is your state?
According to recently released CDC data, part of the 2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, these are the adult obesity rates by state from highest to lowest. Each state is represented by what Health.com has presented as the 50 fattiest foods (one dish from each state).
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Alaska( Donna Moore/Alaskan Misadventures Blog / August 16, 2013 )
Eskimo ice cream
Ingredients: Reindeer fat, seal oil, salmonberries, blackberries
Fat content: Its hard to estimate without a known serving size of this native treat. But consider this: An average serving of reindeer fat packs a whopping 91 grams of fat. A different version made with fish, berries, and seal oil contains 9 grams of fat.
Also known as Eskimo Ice Cream, akutaq, (pronounced agoodik or agooduk) is a classic native dish that is still popular today. Today's modern versions are usually prepared with Crisco, but traditional recipes called for meat and fat from caribou, moose, bears, seals, and fish.