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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Hawaii( Flickr User: e.t via CC-SA / August 16, 2013 )
A Loco Moco
Ingredients: Today, variations abound. The Large at Island Cuisine Maui, a Maui restaurant, has two hamburger patties, two eggs, three scoops of jasmine rice, plus onions, fish, and mushroom gravycon.
Fat content: Two hamburger patties clock in at 32 grams fat, two eggs have 10 more grams of fat, and a serving of mushroom gravy has about a gram of fat, all of which put this dish well over the daily recommended limit.
Legend says the islands' comfort food dates back to 1949 clearly before the inception of politically correct food police.