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Can walking reduce the risk of cancer?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Indirectly possible.

Walking is a very useful exercise that not only stimulates your circulatory system, but also keeps you away from extra food and sedentary lifestyle.
While it cannot be said to directly reduce cancer risk, it helps reduce risk of cancer from lower circulation and not moving and eating extra food which can indirectly lead to cancer, like colon cancer, etc.. It also lowers heart diasese risk.

In brief: Indirectly possible.

Walking is a very useful exercise that not only stimulates your circulatory system, but also keeps you away from extra food and sedentary lifestyle.
While it cannot be said to directly reduce cancer risk, it helps reduce risk of cancer from lower circulation and not moving and eating extra food which can indirectly lead to cancer, like colon cancer, etc.. It also lowers heart diasese risk.
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