TreeHugger: "The research included almost 6,000 adults in Osaka, Japan and compared bus/train commuters, walkers/bikers and drivers. The researchers adjusted for factors like age, gender, smoking, and others. Compared to those who drove themselves to work, people who took the bus or train were:
- 44 percent less likely to be overweight
- 27 percent less likely to have high blood pressure
- 34 percent less likely to have diabetes"