Minneapolis Ranks No. 1 On ‘America’s Top 10 Healthiest Cities’ List

Great news for Minneapolis! What are you doing to stay healthy this week?

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis may be the 14th largest city in the United States, but it ranks first in health, according to a recent report from Livability.com.

The list highlighted the fact that Minneapolis’ park system — called the best in the country by several organizations — provides a plethora of outside activities for Minneapolis residents and visitors.

In addition to plenty of exercise opportunities, Livability says the city features “good food choices and strong support networks to help live healthy lives.”

Editors of the website also look at data compilations, including adult obesity rate, percent of residents with access to healthy food – as well as number of hospitals, ratio of doctors to residents and more.

“The link between cities and health is increasingly clear,” Livability Editor Matt Carmichael says. “It’s not enough to have a great hospital to take care of you when you’re sick. The city…

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