The First Scientific Way To Measure Health Consciousness

Developed and verified with leading experts

Shadi Hosseini, DDS
Dental Health Expert, Good Morning America
Ole-Petter R. Hamnvik, MBBCh, BAO, MM
Endocrinologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD
Asst. Prof. Exercise & Sports Science, UNC
Cate Shanahan, MD
Science Director, LA Lakers PRO Nutrition
Jill Brown
Group Fitness Expert & Master Trainer
Chris Kidawski
CrossFit Level 1 Coach & Elite Athlete Trainer
Andy Powell
Associate Head Coach, Univ. of Oregon.
Vance Newgard
Head Olympic Weightlifting Coach United States —Olympic Training Site, Northern Michigan University
Gilly Lane
Head Men’s Squash Coach, UPENN. National Pan Am Team Coach and Gold Medalist.
Candy Tsourounis, PharmD
Professor Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF
Randolph W. Evans, MD
Neurologist, Clinical Professor, & Editor
Donna Boden
Registered & Licensed Dietitian Dana Farber
Prajakta Ranade, MS RD CDE
Clinical Dietitian, Stanford Health Care
Scott Hacker, MD
Team Orthopedic Surgeon, US Olympic Team
Melanie R. Silverman
Pediatric Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Liza Makowski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition, UNC
Bridget Swinney
Award-Winning Author MS, RDN
Jeffrey Popma, MD
Director Interventional Cardiology, Beth Israel
Sarah Ballantyne, PhD
Award-Winning Blogger, The Paleo Mom
Adam Campbell
Record Holding World Class Ultrarunner
Danielle Omar
Registered Dietitian / Nutritionist, Author
Ariane Hundt
Clinical Nutritionist & Fitness Expert
Tamara Duker Freuman
Registered & Certified Dietitian, Nutritionist
Stefano Profumo
Elite Category 1 Cyclist and Masters Category Champion
Nicole F. Holovach
Registered & Licensed Dietitian, Organic Farmer
Hina Chaudhry, MD
Assoc. Prof. of Medicine, Mt. Sinai
Glenn Mills
GoSwim co-founder, coach & Olympian
Josh Rohr
USA Powerlifting Senior International Coach 3X USA Powerlifting National Champion
Paul Nussbaum, PhD
President & Founder Brain Health Center
Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD, MHA
Audiologist / Professor, Doctor of Audiology
Susie Garcia
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Author
Ashish Bhatia, MD
Assoc. Prof. Clinical Dermatology, Northwestern
Matthew Ruscigno
Registered Dietitian, Vegan and Endurance Athlete, Author
Kristen McGee
Celebrity Yoga and Pilates Instructor
Barry J. Jacobs
Psychologist, Family Therapist, Author
Dylan Bosch
Olympic Swimmer, Team Captain - Div I NCAA Athlete. 14-time NCAA All-American.
Greg Camarillo
Ex-National Football League (NFL) Player
Brooke Alpert
Nutrition Expert & Author MS, RD, CDN
Dorothy L. Espelage, PhD
Authored White House Brief on Bullying
Chris Carmichael
Pro-Cyclist, Olympic Coach, CEO & Author
James Colbert, MD
Internal Medicine, Harvard Med School Faculty
Kyle McFarland
Nationally and Internationally Competitive Climber and Route Setter
Kevin Knopf, MD
Dir., Hematology / Oncology, St. Luke’s Hospital
Espen D. Kateraas
Accomplished Endurance Athlete
Ashley Turner
Yoga–Meditation Instructor, Psychotherapist
Dathan Ritzenhein
Olympian, Professional Athlete, Coach


People With High Health IQ Live Longer

A well-rounded foundation of health knowledge correlates to a significant reduction in mortality risk even after controlling for covariates like age and gender.

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People With High Health IQ Spend Less Time in the Hospital

As Health IQ score decreases, number of hospital stays increases. (p value <2x10-16).

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Health IQ Data Correlates To CDC Research on Obesity

States with lowest Health IQ scores are grouped in a similar pattern to states with highest obesity.

How we developed the Health IQ quiz

"Health IQ is an innovative self-care example of how we should be approaching health today. Regardless of any disease or condition a person might have, knowledge is extremely influential in preventing future health risks and hospitalizations."

Questions Cover Integrative Health Concepts


  • Portion Control Hacks

  • Choosing Nutrient Dense Foods

  • Nutrition for Vegetarians


  • Running & Memory

  • HIIT & Metabolism

  • Yoga & Digestion


  • Side Effects of Statins

  • Anti-inflammatory Foods

  • Cinnamon & Diabetes

Uniquely Designed Questions to Assess Knowledge, Skills and Experience - In a New Way

The Difficulty of Our Questions Were Calibrated With a Panel of Over 1M Health Conscious People

Data Collected on Each Participant

Scores are Correlated to The Number of Self-Reported Hospital Admissions and Cost

The Most Predictive Topics Are Determined

The Weight of a Question Calculates Points and Points Calculate User's Percentile

Join Millions Of People And Contribute to Science

By taking your Health IQ, you not only assess your own level of health consciousness, you also contribute to the research being conducted on the relationship between health and health knowledge. Together, we pave the way to improve the health of the world.

Our Mission

At Health IQ, we believe the best way to improve the health of the world is to celebrate the health conscious rather than harassing those who are not.

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