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Leaner nations bike, walk, use mass transit December 17, 2008

Filed under: Health,News and Blogs,Physical activity — Annette @ 1:26 pm

“Countries with the highest levels of active transportation generally had the lowest obesity rates,” authors David Bassett of the University of Tennessee and John Pucher of Rutgers University conclude.

Americans, with the highest rate of obesity, were the least likely to walk, cycle or take mass transit, according to the study in a recent issue of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28235890/

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