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As washing the dishes and walks affect life expectancy

Как мытье посуды и прогулки влияют на продолжительность жизниWash according to the courts, as well as many other household chores, have a positive impact on health.

Daily light physical exercises, which include walking, washing dishes and other household work have a positive effect on the duration of life, say U.S. scientists.

The team from the University of California in San Diego conducted a study involving six thousand women aged 65 to 99 years. The researchers tracked their physical activity using fitness trackers for a week, after which the doctors watched the health of women for the next three years.

According to the results, the mortality rate among those participants who paid a physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day, was 12% lower than among those who led a sedentary lifestyle. And if the daily load was increased to an hour, the risk of death was reduced by 39%.

Experts note that under the definition of physical activity includes various domestic Affairs, including cleaning and washing dishes, and walking in the fresh air and exercise.

According to scientists, the fact is that even for such simple classes older people spend much more energy than the young, so for them, physical activity is the main cure for aging.

“For a long time it was believed that such activities are not enough to be healthy. But now we have evidence that even mild physical activity reduces for older women the risk of death. To stay healthy, don’t need to run a marathon. At this age, every extra movement plays a huge role,” says lead author, Andrea Lacroix (LaCroix, Andrea).

Her team notes that the results were the same for women of all age groups (80 years and 80+). Also, do not play the role of the presence or absence of obesity.

We will note that earlier the benefit of the charge proved at the genetic level. The scientists also urged people not to sit in one place for more than an hour.

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