Gap Fill - Level 2


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Research from Yale University shows that who read live longer. Reading for 30 minutes a day could help us. Researchers said reading keeps the active, reduces and makes us take better of our health. The researchers said help the brain than newspapers and , but any kind of reading is . In the study, researchers looked at the lifestyles, reading , health and education of 3,500 men and women over a 12-year period. All of the people were at least 50 years old at the of the research.

The study is in a . It found that people who read for up to 3.5 hours a were 17 per cent less likely to die than those who read no books. Those who read for over 3.5 a week were 23 per cent less to die. A researcher said: "Older individuals, regardless of , health, wealth or education, showed the advantage of reading books." She added: "Individuals over the of 65 spend an of 4.4 hours per day watching . Efforts to redirect leisure time into reading books could prove to be ."

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