London: They say it is never too late. And the saying seems very much true when it comes to going for a walk, as experts have found a daily stroll could save one`s life by protecting against a host of chronic diseases.According to the US study, just a little light exercise can stave off heart failure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even Alzheimer`s. And it is never too late to start. Stepping up exercise in your 50s can have major long-term benefits, Daily Express reported.People who increased their fitness by just 20 percent in the middle age reduced their chances of developing the chronic diseases even decades later by 20 percent.In fact, introducing a gentle walk, housework, gardening or DIY (do it yourself) into your daily routine from the age of 50 can cut the risk of developing these deadly illnesses at 65.
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