Posted on June 7, 2017 • Category: Well-Being
The 2016 Community Rankings for Healthy Eating are out and two Arizona communities ranked among the nation’s top 25 of 189 communities surveyed. Community averages range from a high of 75.3% in Naples, Florida to a low of 53.8% in Lubbock, Texas. The national average in 2016 was 63.2%, down from 67.7% in 2010.
Relationship between Healthy Eating and Chronic Diseases
Gallup research finds that people who ate healthy all day the previous day had lower rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression and stress than those who did not.
Factors that Influence Well-Being and Healthy Eating
Gallup research finds that people who ate healthy all day the previous day are more likely to agree with the following life statements than those who do not eat healthy:
In February 2017, CFA reported that Arizona continues to improve its overall ranking on the Well-Being Index, moving up to 7th in the nation from 9th the previous year.
|Top 25||Two Arizona communities rank in the top 25 among 189 communities participating in a new Gallup report.
State of American Well-Being: 2016 Community Rankings for Health Eating
Gallup, March 2017