Men should do more housework and chores, and here’s why

Men should do more housework and chores, and here’s why

Men should do more housework and chores, and here’s why

Too many household chores can cut an older women’s chances of staying healthy by 25%, according to a new study. The blame is put on women trapped in the kitchen, preparing meals and cleaning for long hours. But men can do more chores and stay healthy, probably because they generally enjoy more outside time.

Researchers looked at more than 36,000 retired people from 7 countries. Women who got less than 7 hours of sleep a night, or too much sleep, were 25% less likely to be in good health when doing more than 3 hours of housework a day. But chores had no effect on the health of men. Even taking away sleep, which can impact health, men appear healthier when doing jobs around the house. The results suggest women should relax more – or at least spend more time outside.

Read more at DailyMail.

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