Do you ever wonder how your state compares to the other 49 when it comes to matters of health? Apparently someone wonders, hence the website America’s Health Rankings. It is a super cool, yet pretty sobering, website offering state by state statistics related to all things health. Check out a few stats below and then be sure to hit up the website if you want even more data.
Top 5 States for Physical Activity: Minnesota, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, Arizona
The 5 States that Consume the Most Fruits/Veggies: Vermont, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, California
The 5 States with the Highest Levels of Obesity: Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahama
The 5 States with the Lowest Levels of Obesity: Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont
Healthiest State Overall: Vermont! (For my devoted cross-country readers: Minnesota ranked 6th, Utah 7th, North Carolina 35th, Florida 37th, Kentucky 44th, Alabama 45th in terms of Overall Health Status.)