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Find out what’s good for the human body and what isn’t. When it comes to health and fitness it can be difficult to know all the facts. Here are most interesting and amazing health facts that may surprise you..

Bipedal

Humans became bipedal three to six million years ago. Scientists believe that humans started walking on two legs to better carry goods and to use energy more efficiently. Fact source...

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Steps per day

Amish men take about 18,425 steps per day. Amish women take about 14,196. The average American adult takes about 4,000 steps per day. Only 4% of Amish are obese, compared to 31% of the general population. Fact source...

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Decrease the risk

Walking can help decrease the risk of heart attack, decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and can even reduce the risk of bone fracture. Additionally, brisk walking can reduce stress and depression levels as well as improve cancer survival rates. Fact...

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