The enormous benefits of cycling for individual and global health
Cycling has preventive effects on almost all typical diseases of modern civilization like cardiovascular diseases, metabolic syndrome,bone and joint diseases,osteoporosis, COPD etc. and at the same time it reduces green house gas and therefore reduces health risks for people in developing countries.
My medical advice: Exchange your car for a bike!
Interaction of Lifestyle, Climate Change and Health in a Globalized World
Presentation at the United Nations Office at Vienna, October 2009