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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Connecticut( Photo by Pattie Tierney / August 16, 2013 )
2-foot-long hot dog
Ingredients: 2-foot-long pork and beef hot dog, three rolls, onions, peppers, chili, cheddar cheese sauce, and bacon
Fat content: The average foot-long hot dog will set you back about 24 grams of fat, 10 grams of it saturated, which is more than enough for an entire day.
This diet-buster is a local favorite in Connecticut. Doogies restaurant has taken it to a new level with its 2-foot-long version smothered in half a pound of additional toppings. Did we mention it has bacon, chili, and cheddar cheese?