While the stereotype of Mississippians is that they are gun-toting Baptists who love to fly the Confederate flag is true, there are many other things you might not know. For example, Mississippi has the second highest adult obesity rate in the nation and the highest obesity rate for youngsters ages 10 to 17.
Mississippi: feeling fat and healthy.
And don’t try bringing your fancy healthy eating around these parts, okay? Deep fried butter could count as a vegetable if it was fried in vegetable oil. Doughnuts are a whole grain. It’s science, really. Oh, and you haven’t lived until you’ve had a deep fried oreo!