Any exercise, including walking good to maintain fitness, especially the heart and breathing. The benefits are more and more, because studies have shown walking can reduce the risk of death from colon cancer. The study was conducted by Kathleen Wolin, a scientist from Washington University United States. Data used in the study were collected from 150,000 people in the span of time between the years 1982 to 2005.
Data analysis showed that respondents who walk regularly have a lower risk to develop colon cancer. The risk is low if the habit is done on a regular basis for at least 10 years. Do not have far to walk because it confirms the effect on cancer risk was not affected by distance, but rather on its duration. Kathleen advocate, someone just walk at least 30 minutes a day to get the desired effect.
"It's never too late, even with newly diagnosed cancer can begin to do to get the same benefits," she said, as reported by the Daily Express.
In addition to reducing the risk of cancer, regular walking, known to provide many health benefits. Research at the University of Pittsburgh proved to walk 10 miles / week may delay senility (dementia) up to 5 years longer than those who never walk.Walking is also good for reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is triggered by lifestyle and the aging process. An American study shows, 30-minute walk every day can improve insulin sensitivity and body's ability to regulate blood glucose.