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25 Happiest Cities in America

According to Prevention.com, these cities stood out as the most healthy, fit, and successful cities to live

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    1. San Jose, CA: This city takes the cake for top eats and organic produce.
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    2. Salt Lake City, UT: This city displayed the best cancer-survival rates and generally low cancer rates.
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    3. Minneapolis - Saint Paul, MN: This heart-healthy city holds the highest scores
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    4. Anaheim, CA: A large number of this city's residents maintain healthy weights and benefit from large access to fitness facilities.
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    5. San Diego, CA: This city has the most active residents, with the highest percentage of people who work out regularly.
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    6. Fargo, ND: This spiritual city reflected very high scores in regular church attendance.
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    7. San Francisco, CA: Due to its vast cultural offerings, this city it has high physical and mental health scores.
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    8. Madison, WI: Low crime rates and affordable fresh produce are a theme in this city.
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    9. Sioux Falls, SD: This city showed the highest levels of self-reported health.
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    10. Honolulu, HI: It's hard not to guess why this city reflected "off-the-charts" mental health scores.
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    11. Seattle, WA: A high number of college graduates, overall optimism, and a booming organic food market characterize this city.
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    12. Aurora, CO: This city scored highest in overall health (a combination of low diabetes, cancer, heart disease rates, and BMI's) and owns plentiful access to green space.
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    13. Boise, ID: The lowest rate of traffic fatalities occur in this city. There are also a large number of regular exercisers.
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    14. Austin, TX: Among the most active and college-educated residents live in this city.
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    15. Lincoln, NE: This city has country's lowest unemployment rate and a high number of residents with healthy hearts.
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    16. Raleigh, NC: There is a record of low binge-drinking rates and high number of sneaker purchases.
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    17. Plano, TX: This city tops in purchasing workout gear and organic products; most married; most pet owners; highest percentage with bachelor's degrees; lowest rate of violent crime.
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    18. Colorado Springs, CO: This city is characterized by a high level of activity, low diabetes rates, and healthy blood pressure.
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    19. Jersey City, NJ: This city scores the highest per capita concentration of fitness professionals, the most gyms, highest score for overall access to fitness.
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    20. Portland, OR: Residents of this city are heart healthy, cheerful and benefit from easy access to affordable produce.
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    21. Denver, CO: This city has a high number of residents with healthy BMI's and low cancer rates.
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    22. Virginia Beach, VA: This city recorded healthy cholesterol levels and greater purchases of a big buyers of athletic clothing.
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    23. Boston, MA: This city has the highest percentage of people with health coverage.
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    24. Burlington, VT: This city has the lowest percentage of people with diabetes and the highest percentage of people who walk to work.
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    25. Manchester, NH: A large number of gyms and farmers' markets are in this city.
 
 

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