Can Fifteen Minutes Of Walking A Day Change Your Body?

3. Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

Do you have type 2 diabetes or want to prevent it? Strap on that Fitbit you got last Christmas. A 2012 study reveals that 3,000 to 7,500 steps a day is effective for treating and preventing this serious condition. The reason is simple; it reduces blood sugar levels.

4. Get More Vitamin D

A 30-year study conducted at the University of Western Ontario concluded that vitamin D is important for healthy bones. It prevents brittle bones and breaks when you’re older. The sun is your best source for vitamin D. By walking 15-30 minutes in the sun each day you can get a good dose of this necessary vitamin.

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