Whether you see reading as a chore or an enjoyable pastime, it can offer a wealth of benefits for health and well-being. We take at look at what these are.

For many of us, there’s nothing quite like getting lost in a good book; reading can transport us to another world, providing escape from life’s everyday stresses, at least temporarily. But increasingly, researchers are finding that reading may offer some very real benefits for health and well-being.

Source: Five ways reading can improve health and well-being – MNT