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The 8 Most Artery-Clogging Cities In The U.S.

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By Celeste Perron Oberfest for Prevention.com

These urban centers have the highest rates of heart disease and obesity in the country, perhaps because they seem to promote sedentary lifestyles and diets heavy on fast food but light on fresh produce.

Prevention.com sorted through the latest statistical research from the CDC on obesity and heart disease rates to come up with this list of eight metropolitan areas with a population of over 200,000 that are most likely to clog your arteries. And because studies show that unhealthy habits are contagious, anybody moving to or spending time in these places should be extra careful to take care of their tickers.

Click over to Prevention.com for the original article and more info on protecting your heart.

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