High Altitudes May Aid Weight Control NYT article
- Previous studies of the general population have shown that the rates of obesity are four times higher in low-altitude counties than high-altitude ones
- overweight military serving at high altitudes (> 1.2 mile) had a 41 % lower risk of progressing to obesity than those serving at low altitudes.
Military study is attached at the bottom of this page
Colorado has the best ultraviolet radiation in the US, and thus has the lowest rate of many health problems - because UVB creates more vitamin D. Florida has more UV, but higher temperatures, so people in Florida stay indoors more. Details, along with many maps are at http://vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=4652.
- Hypothesis: Colorado has the best UV (and thus best health) in the US some maps on that page are"
Highest UV Radiation