Pedestrian-friendly cities have lower rates of diabetes and obesity – newscientist.com
A review of 170 studies finds consistent evidence that people are less likely to be obese or have diabetes if they live in cities where walking and cycling is safe and convenient
Health 24 February 2022
Pedestrians in Montpellier, France
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Diabetes and obesity rates can be reduced by transforming towns and cities into places where it is safe and convenient to walk, cycle or take public transport rather than drive.