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Shopaholics Live Longer: Study

by Sheela Philomena on December 9, 2013 at 11:14 AM
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 Shopaholics Live Longer: Study

New research conducted by University of Auckland has linked shopping to a longer lifespan.

Researcher Janine Wiles, who looked at almost 2000 elderly Taiwanese, said people who are shopping frequently are quite likely having lots of social contact, which is also strongly associated with well-being.

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Meanwhile, Massey University lecturer Juliana Mansvelt said another benefit may come from the physical activity of walking from store to store.

The study was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Source: ANI
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