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.