There’s a reason why those that live in Alaska enduring 6 months of total darkness end up needing sun lamps, the full spectrum lights that help account for loss of vitamin D. It’s also not a surprise that all the rain and cloudy days won Seattle a spot on Business Weekly’s America’s Unhappiest Cities list.
Surprisingly enough Alaska ranked the third happiest state in the country according to the most recent Gallup pole. This is due to the fact fish is one of their number one sources of food, rich of course in necessary Omegas.
However, seasonal affect disorder (SAD) is a condition that affects 9% of those living in Fairbanks, Alaska according to a WebMD article. And it is also reported that the following cities are supposed to be the saddest cities to live in the country.
Top 10 Unhappiest Cities according to Men’s health:
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Detroit, Michigan
- St. Petersburg, Florida
- St. Louis, Missouri
- Tampa, Florida
- Indianapolis, Indiana
- Mesa, Arizona; Phoenix, Arizona; Scottsdale, Arizona (tied)
- Cleveland, Ohio