Monday Health Minute | Published March 18, 2013

Health Benefits of Walking



  • Walkers have less incidence of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other killer diseases.


  • Walking reduces your risk of breast cancer and type 2 diabetes.


  • Try to walk for at least 15 minutes a day to strengthen your heart.


  • Daily walking habits can prevent depression, colon cancer, constipation, osteoporosis, and impotence.


  • Elevates mood and sense of well being, in turn helping to increase your life span.