Lack of Exercise Is a Bigger Risk Factor Than Obesity in Premature Death
February 6, 2015
Would you take a brisk 20-minute walk each day if you knew it could reduce your risk of premature death by up to 30 percent? Well… lace up your walking shoes, because that’s what scientists from the University of Cambridge revealed.1
Everyone in the study benefited from the modest increase in physical activity, regardless of whether they were normal weight, overweight, or obese. In fact, the researchers believe that increasing exercise is even more important than reducing obesity in terms of public health.