, a national public health campaign created by Kaiser Permanente.“Exercise is like a medication we should be prescribing for our patients,” he says.
“And the simplest exercise prescription is walking.” Here are six new health benefits for regular walks: 1.
A mere 15-minute walk after dinner lowers blood sugar At George Washington University School of Public Health in Washington, D.
New studies find new benefits all the time: preventing heart disease and diabetes, relieving back pain, reducing anxiety, and improving quality of life.
“Walking is the single best exercise we can recommend on a large scale,” says Bob Sallis, MD, physician-spokesperson for Everybody Walk!
C., researchers studied inactive men and women over 60.