Rates of Obesity and Diabetes Lower In More Walkable Neighborhoods

Despite efforts to encourage diet and exercise, the rates of obesity and diabetes continue to rise. A new study from Ontario, Canada examined whether living in more walkable neighborhoods is associated with a slower increase in obesity-related diseases compared to less walkable neighborhoods.
Despite efforts to encourage diet and exercise, the rates of obesity and diabetes continue to rise. A new study from Ontario, Canada examined whether living in more walkable neighborhoods is associated with a slower increase in obesity-related diseases compared to less walkable neighborhoods.