February 02, 2004

Colorado getting fatter...

Sure, Colorado is the least obese state in the nation, but that doesn't mean it isn't getting fatter all the time:

And Colorado can no longer count on a cavalry of buff rock-climbers moving in to hold down the average. Population growth in the future, demographers say, will be increasingly driven by "natural increase" the children of people already here, many of whom are more apt to reach for a soda than a snowboard, as national health studies show.
Posted by Carey at February 2, 2004 07:39 AM