If you a bookworm, then it’s time for rejoice! According to the latest study people who read books regularly are likely to live longer than those who do not read at all.
Researchers at Yale University in the US used data on 3,635 people over 50 years of age participating in a larger health study. So, if you are not bookoholic than start reading so it will make you live longer.
Well, coming back to experiment participants were divided into three groups: those who read no books, those who read books up to three and a half hours a week, and those who read books more than three and a half
The study found that most of the book readers tended to be female, college-educated and in higher income groups. Researchers controlled for those factors as well as age, race, self-reported health, depression, employment and marital status.
Compared with those who did not read books, those who read for up to three and a half hours a week were 17 per cent less likely to die over 12 years of follow-up, and those who read more than that were 23 per cent less likely to die.
Well study is really interesting so don’t waste your time and try to build up your interest area in reading.