The newest health risk factor…
May 06, 2014 | Posted in Tuesdays With Transitions | Be the first one to comment
Lengthy periods of “Sitting” has joined the list of major risk factors that lead to chronic disease, cardiovascular problems, cancer, obesity and premature death.
If you sit without movement for more than 6 hours a day, your risk of heart disease increases up to 64% and twice as likely to have cardiovascular problems then people who stand. Sitting makes you more prone to cancer, per the National Cancer Institute, and shuts down the electrical energy in your legs. Obesity occurs with calorie burning reduction to 1 per minute and enzymes that break down fat reduce by 90% with good cholesterol dropping by 20 percent.