BBC News – Shopping ‘may improve health’

Shopping prolongs life, at least for the over 65s in Taiwan, according to research.

Even after adjusting for factors like physical and mental infirmity, men and women who shopped daily lived longer than those who shunned retail therapy, say scientists.

Shopping may provide companionship, exercise and an opportunity to maintain a healthy diet, they report in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

A leading UK expert said the findings “made sense” since shopping involves physical activity, social interaction and keeping mentally active.

via BBC News – Shopping ‘may improve health’.

I love to shop….with this headline I can continue to love it!

Thought this would give those Saturday shoppers some food for thought.

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