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Americans Report Being Healthier And Happier In January

Gallup’s Well-Being Index measures Americans’ economic confidence, future expectations, physical and emotional health. In January, respondents reported exercising more, eating healthier, and feeling less stress and worry than the previous month. Nearly half of Americans say they exercised for a half hour at least three days in the last week and 55.7 percent said they ate five servings of fruits and vegetables at least four times in the past seven days. The overall health index rose to 63.3 from 61 in December. The physical health index increased to 77.1. Gallup’s Life Evaluation Index, which asks Americans to rate their current and future life, reached it’s highest level in nearly a year. Read more »