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Celebrate National Nutrition Month With Foursquare

Written on March 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm , by

How healthy is your city? (Photo courtesy of Foursquare)

Written by Kate Branciforte, editorial intern

Continuing with our celebration this March during National Nutrition Month, we checked in with Foursquare, one of the hottest smartphone apps, for some healthy living data. They recently released their top 10 healthiest and least healthy cities in the U.S. based on where residents were most likely to be found. How did your hometown fare?

Top 10 Healthiest Eating Cities Based on Check-Ins to Healthy Venues

  1. Honolulu, Hawaii
  2. Burlington, Vermont
  3. San Jose, California
  4. San Diego, California
  5. Seattle, Washington
  6. Boulder, Colorado
  7. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  8. Los Angeles, California
  9. Washington, D.C.
  10. San Francisco, California

Bottom 10 Healthiest Eating Cities Based on Check-Ins to Healthy Venues

  1. Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  2. Little Rock, Arkansas
  3. Lexington, Kentucky
  4. Manchester, New Hampshire
  5. Greenville, South Carolina
  6. Scranton, Pennsylvania
  7. Peoria, Illinois
  8. Hunstville, Alabama
  9. Springfield, Missouri
  10. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Want to see your city score higher on the health scale? This information was gathered only by Foursquare users, so if you have the app (or download it for free now and follow FITNESS!), start checking in at places that promote wellness! Need some ideas? Try running trails, healthy restaurants, the grocery store or outdoor parks to get in the groove.

Now tell us: What venue could you visit for a health boost?