Burlington, Vermont ... healthiest city by CDC!

My state is in the news again, this time my city, 
Vermont's largest city, Burlington is tops among U.S. metropolitan areas by having the largest proportion of people, 92 % who say they are in good or great health. It's also among the best in exercise and among the lowest in obesity, diabetes and other measures of ill health, according to a recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The average age of residents is 37-years old, 40% of them have college bachelor's degrees and only 8% of the population is at the Federal poverty line. Bicycling, hiking, skiing and other exercises are common in Burlington. Neighborhood groups commonly focus on improving parks, working in community gardens and repairing and improving sidewalks.  And though college staples like pizza are common, healthier foods are also popular. Grass-fed beef is offered in finer restaurants, vegan options are plentiful, and the lone downtown supermarket is run by a co-op successful in selling bulk rice and other healthy choices to low-income residents.

I'm still trying to make you visit:


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