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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Texas( Photo by Christy Robbins / August 16, 2013 )
The corn dog
Ingredients: Deep-fried hot dog with corn flour coating.
Fat content: 19 grams, 4 of which come from the dogs coating.
A staple of the annual Texas State Fair, the corn dog was reportedly invented in Texas in 1942 by two brothers although the Minnesota State Fair claims it all started in their state a year earlier. We'll let them duke it out.