This is incredibly sad!
Last night, former President George H.W. Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.
According to spokesman Jim McGrath, George W. Bush's father:
[Image via WENN.]
American waistlines are expanding faster than ever nowadays.
Many people blame our general lack of exercise and sedentary lifestyle, and that's a big part of it, but not all of it.
We have some of the fattiest food in the world!
Luckily, Health.com broke it down for us by state:
Alabama: Bacon-wrapped meatloaf
Alaska: Eskimo ice cream
Arizona: Quadruple bypass burger
California: In-N-Out double double burger
Colorado: Jack-N-Grill's 7-pound breakfast burritos
Connecticut: 2-foot-long hot dog
Delaware: Deep-fried pastry
Georgia: Luther Burger
Hawaii: Loco Moco
Idaho: Bacon bleu cheese dressing
Illinois: Deep-dish pizza
Indiana: Fried-brain sandwich
Iowa: Hot beef sundae
Kansas: Charred ends
Kentucky: KFC's Double down
Maine: Lobster roll
Maryland: Smith Island Cake
Massachusetts: Chocolate chip cookies
Minnesota: Dairy Queen's FlameThrower GrillBurger
Mississippi: Mud pie
Missouri: Hardee's 2/3 lb. monster thickburger
Montana: Rocky mountain oysters
Nebraska: Eskimo Pie
New Hampshire: New England clam chowder
New Jersey: Fat Darrell
New Mexico: Frito Pie
New York: Garbage plate
North Carolina: Livermush
North Dakota: Fleischküchle
Ohio: Bob Evans' Sausage Biscuit Bowl
Oklahoma: Chicken fried steak
Oregon: Brunchbox's Redonkadonk
Pennsylvania: Philly cheesesteak
Rhode Island: New York system hot wieners
South Carolina: Turducken
South Dakota: Frybread
Tennessee: Ruby Tuesday's triple prime bacon cheddar burger
Texas: Corn dog
Vermont: Ben & Jerry's Vermonster
Washington: Crab Louis Salad
West Virginia: Hillbilly Hotdogs' 10-pound burger
Wisconsin: Deep-fried cheese curds
Wow. Some of those are REDONKULOUS!
So, going on a cross-country trip??
Now you know what foods to stay away from!
Don't even think about going on a 50 state food tour! You'd be dead by the end. (Unless you run to and from each state, then we guess that's burning enough calories to make it okay! LOLz!)
[Image via Wikimedia Commons.]