Colorado is the eighth healthiest state in the U.S. In 2015, according to United Health Foundation’s annual health rankings. The index ranks Colorado as the least obese state, No. 1 in physical activity and second lowest in diabetes prevalence. Colorado ranked second lowest in cardiovascular deaths and third lowest in cancer deaths.

Ten Healthiest States in the Nation

  1. Hawaii
  2. Vermont
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Minnesota
  5. New Hampshire
  6. Connecticut
  7. Utah
  8. Colorado
  9. Washington
  10. Nebraska

Ten Least Heathy States in the Nation

41. Indiana
42. South Carolina
43. Tennessee
44. Kentucky
45. Oklahoma
46. Alabama
47. West Virginia
48. Arkansas
49. Mississippi
50. Louisiana