The 10 Healthiest (and Unhealthiest) States

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Ever been curious how your state ranks in terms of “healthiness?” I sure have. I know living in the Midwest, specifically Kansas, we tend to get a bad rap for our lifestyles. So, I was super curious to find out how we ranked with the other 49 states.

Recently, MyFitnessPal collaborated with MapMyFitness to take a look at healthy habits across the United States. They took into account individual’s diets through MyFitnessPal data to determine the number of people in each state who:

  • stayed within 10 percent of their daily calorie goals
  • met or exceeded their daily fiber goals
  • stayed at or below their daily sugar goals
  • stayed at or below their daily sodium goals

In addition, they looked at MapMyFitness data to determine the length, frequency and type of exercise logged in each state.

They also put together an awesome heat map of the United States where you can look at each states specific data including activity rank, activity score, near calorie goal, under sodium goal, under sugar goal, over fiber goal, average workout and workouts per week.

Crazy what technology can do right?

Click here to find out where your state ranks!

Did the findings of your state surprise you? I was surprised the average workouts per week for Kansas were 1.53. Erika

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  1. Cassie says:

    I’m in California–and we’re pretty much at the TOP of the list–I feel so fortunate 🙂