11 Apr '11, 2pm

Study Shows That If You Shop Daily, You Live Longer: It's possible that shopping itself could improve health by

Study Shows That If You Shop Daily, You Live Longer: It's possible that shopping itself could improve health by

It's possible that shopping itself could improve health by ensuring a good supply of food for a healthy diet, ensuring exercise by walking around, and providing social interaction and companionship in the form of shopping buddies, the study said. "Shopping captures several dimensions of personal well-being, health and security as well as contributing to the community's cohesiveness and economy and may represent or actually confer increased longevity," researchers wrote in the study.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/study-shows-shopp...

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