Driving less, walking more may help curb obesity

12/26/2012 | DailyRx.com

Walking to a bus stop instead of driving to work could help people burn an extra 100 calories daily, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reported in Preventive Medicine. The study looked at the health effects of driving even 1 mile less per day and found that travel-based interventions could be as effective as dietary changes in promoting obesity reduction.

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