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Taking the Stairs Reduces the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A recent study suggests major benefits to taking the stairs. The healthy habit is linked to a significant reduction in the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Despite its simplicity, only a small percentage of people regularly choose to take the stairs. The study analyzed data from nine randomized controlled trials involving more than 480,000 individuals, revealing that those who took the stairs not only had a lower likelihood of suffering from heart attacks, heart disease, and strokes but also experienced a 24 percent reduced risk of all-cause mortality. This finding reinforces the notion that incorporating small bursts of movement into our daily routines can yield substantial health benefits. While maintaining a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercise are crucial, prioritizing simple actions like taking the stairs can potentially add more time to our lives.


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Taylor Marks
Taylor Marks is a certified holistic health coach and professionally trained chef from The Institute of Culinary Education. Her passions include the latest research in health science, culinary arts, holistic wellness, and guiding others towards feeling their best.