Walking to Work Lowers Your Chances of Diabetes, Study Shows

Yes, walking has shown many of its benefits towards one’s body, but this one takes the cake! From a recent study in the UK, people who walk, bike-ride, or take public transportation to work have decreased chances of diabetes. Precisely 40% are less likely to develop diabetes and 17% are less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who drive.

After analyzing 20,000 people in United Kingdom, it showed 19% of the people who participated in the study, who used personal vehicles such has taxis, cars, etc., were obese. Anthony Laverty, from the School of Public Health at the Imperial College London, has said, “this study highlights that building physical activity into the daily routine by walking, cycling or using public transport to get to work is good for personal health.”

So, walk more, or walk to the train station and catch the train to work! It doesn’t have to be to work, although it would be convenient killing two birds with one stone. Try it! It scientifically will help you!