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HuffPost pegs Denver in top 10 healthy cities

The Huffington Post tabbed Denver as the sixth healthiest city in the U.S.


6. Denver and Boulder, Colorado

Colorado ranked first in 2011 for percentage of adults (61.9 percent) who participated in moderate or vigorous physical activity, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. With the Rocky Mountains at your fingertips, Denver and Boulder are the best places for keeping fit.

As the book confirms, "At 20.5%, Colorado has the lowest percentage of obese residents of any state in the U.S., according to a 2012 CDC report. And Boulder has the highest percentage of citizens with a healthy body weight -- 51.6% -- of any area in the country, according to a 2012 Gallup Healthways poll."

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