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Israel 6th healthiest country in the world
Posted By Viva Sarah Press On August 20, 2012 @ 12:00 am In | 2 Comments
Israeli breakfasts – eggs, salad, cheeses, juice – are known for their freshness and nutrition. According to a new report, it would seem that by starting the day on a healthy kick Israelis tend to veer toward a strong lifestyle.
Israel ranked sixth with a health grade of 85.97 percent; a total health score of 91.97% and a health risk penalty of 6.00%.
Compare that to the US, which scored 33rd overall with a health grade of 66.84%; a total health score of 72.96% and a health risk penalty of 6.12%.
The world’s healthiest country, according to the report, is Singapore followed by Italy, Australia, Switzerland, Japan and then Israel.
To calculate the rankings, Bloomberg subtracted the risk score from the health score to determine the country’s rank.
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