"A list of the healthiest cities is a list of possibilities for health." So says Michael French of the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven, one of the experts consulted for WalletHub's latest survey of the nation's healthiest (and unhealthiest) cities.

As it has in the past, the personal finance company evaluated over 180 American cities across four relevant dimensions: health care, food, fitness and green space. The survey included 150 of the most populated cities in the country, along with at least two of the most populated cities in each state.

Brownsville, TX, took the lowest overall ranking in the study, followed by Gulfport, MS; Shreveport, LA; and two Georgia cities, Columbus and Augusta.

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Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.