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These are the jobs with the highest and lowest obesity rates

If cops want to shed that "doughnut lover" image, this won't do them any favors.

The Wall Street Journal has compiled data on the occupations with the highest and lowest obesity rates, defined by the Centers for Disease Control as a Body Mass Index of 30 or above:

(The Wall Street Journal)

Somewhat surprisingly, those who work in law enforcement, firefighting, and public safety had the highest incidence of obesity, while occupations broadly requiring working on one's feet or optimal physical performance featured the lowest obesity rates.

The Journal notes obesity costs employers $73 billion annually; as costs rise, companies are getting more creative — and more aggressive — with workplace health initiatives.