Items Tagged ‘inactivity’

July 19, 2012

Inactivity Tied to 5.3 Million Deaths Worldwide, Similar to Smoking

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Sitting around may be as deadly as smoking, a new study suggests. New research in The Lancet finds about one in 10 deaths worldwide are caused by people not getting up and engaging in physical activity such as walking 30 minutes a day for five days a week…This is a super, super analysis,” Dr. James […]

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Tags: CBS News, Dr. James Levine, inactivity, physical activity, WebMD


April 11, 2012

Is Your Job Killing You?

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In a widely publicized study last year that had test subjects walking around in motion-sensitive underwear and eating meals controlled down to the last calorie, Mayo Clinic researchers discovered that inactivity simply due to sitting led to wild swings in metabolism. Other research has shown that those who sit for at least 11 hours a […]

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Tags: inactivity, metabolism


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