10 Best Metros for Weight Loss

January 10, 2013

Those who have a New Year’s resolution to lose weight might want to move to one of these cities.

Trulia recently ranked 100 metros based on a variety of weight-loss factors, such as the number of “slow food” places (defined as supermarkets and food marts as opposed to “fast food” places); shorter commutes; walkability; highest number of gym memberships; availability of outdoor activities; and highest number of weight-loss and diet centers. 

Taking into account all of these factors, here are the 10 best cities for weight loss:

  1. San Francisco
  2. Fairfield County, Conn.
  3. Long Island, N.Y.
  4. Boston
  5. Lake County-Kenosha County, Ill.-Wis.
  6. New York, N.Y.-N.J.
  7. Middlesex County, Mass. 
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Peabody, Mass.
  10. Seattle

The worst metro for weight loss? Las Vegas.

Source: “Consider Moving to Keep New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution,” HousingWire (Jan. 9, 2013)

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