Dancing might reduce obesity and diabetes, study shows

10/16/2011 | Yahoo!

Children who engaged in an hourlong, weekly dancing exercise for one month during a study took twice as many steps on days they danced, which could prevent obesity and type 2 diabetes, said researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dancing is "an easily accessible way for children to lead a more active lifestyle," Dr. Terri Lipman said.

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