Friday, June 15, 2007

Housework helps lower diabetes risk

Simple household tasks such as doing the laundry,ironing or washing up may reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.Australian researcher said that while helping out around the house was no substitute for the 30 minutes of daily exercise recommended by health authorities,light activity was linked with a lower blood gluscose level.High glucose levels are associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Source - AFP