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San Francisco is 2019's healthiest city in America, report says

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - San Francisco is sitting on top as the nation's healthiest city to live in this year, according to a new report. 

Analysts at WalletHub announced the rankings on Monday. 

Seattle came in second, followed by San Diego, Portland, and Washington, D.C. rounding out the top five. 

Other Bay Area cities that made the list include Fremont (No. 18), San Jose (No. 21), Oakland (No. 34) and Santa Rosa (No. 41).

How'd San Francisco land the No. 1 spot? 

Here's how San Francisco ranked in the following categories:

  • Most walking trails per capita (No. 1)
  • Most running trails per capita (No. 1, tied with Washington, DC)
  • Most healthy restaurants per capita (No. 4)
  • Lowest percentage of adults not eating enough fruits and vegetables daily (No. 4, tied with Oakland Fremont)

>> Click here to see the full study results. 

Researchers analyzed more than 170 of the most populated cities nationwide and analyzed them across various factors of good health such as medical visit costs, fruit and vegetable consumption, even fitness clubs per capita.

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