At least, that’s what some researchers and authors promise — clean more, live longer and better.
- A study of 200,000 women in nine European countries found that housecleaning between 15 and 17 hours a week — a little more than 2 hours per day — cut breast cancer risk by 30% among pre-menopausal women and 20% among post-menopausal women.
- An Indiana University professor showed that 4 hours of work in and around the house helped hypertensive and pre-hypertensive patients lower their blood pressure, in some cases to normal levels.
- As little as 20 minutes per day of vigorous housework can cut stress by as much as 20%, according to a University College London survey.
Instead of looking at household chores…
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