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Walking everyday can add years to your life!

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People age 50 or older can live up to three years longer, free of heart disease and controlling their diabetes by taking a brisk walk for 30 minutes a day, research suggests. In a paper, researchers in the Netherlands studied more than 4,100 men and women participating in a Framingham Heart Study based on their level of physical activity.

The volunteers were aged 28 to 62 and were studied twice a year for as long as 46 years. Participants kept track of how much time they spent on various activities each day.


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