The South may not rise again, but the numbers on the scales are every day. Our entire country is having trouble with staying at a healthy weight. Obesity is on the rise everywhere… but especially in Dixie. Southern cooking is more known for fried foods and BBQ than lean meats and steamed vegetables. It’s tasty for sure, but it comes at a price.
Check out this interesting map of how weights breakdown by state. Mississippi has the dubious distinction of being number one with the heaviest citizens in the Union.