Why Sitting is the New Smoking

Why Sitting is the New Smoking

It warns that the sedentary life is not only linked to weight problems but also poses greater risks of cancer and heart diseases. The Mayo Clinic studied the sitting habits of 800,000 people over a 15-year period. The findings showed that people who sat in front of the screen for more than four hours have increased risks of death by any cause by 50 percent and risks of heart attack, chest pain or similar ailments by 125 per cent. Moreover, Dr. Levine pointed out that regular but moderate exercise didn't counteract the risks. "The solution seems to be less sitting...

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