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Kentucky now has the 12th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity. [See: 15 Most Fulfilling Foods that Will Help You Lose Weight]The adult obesity rate is currently 31.6 percent, up from 21.7 percent in 2000 and from 12.7 percent in 1990. WalletHub ranks the state even worse – sixth in the obesity & overweight category and eighth in unhealthy habits. The obesity rate among high school students is the third worst in the U.S. at 18.5 percent.