Could it be that sitting has become as detrimental to our health as smoking cigarettes?
In fact, that is what the research is finding. Due to our sedentary lifestyle we have become “sitting ducks” for many diseases from heart disease to diabetes. Below is some eye-opening information that may help to save your life. After seeing this information I am even more convinced that MOVEMENT IS LIFE and the lack if it will certainly lead to our demise in the end!
In the words of our First Lady, Mrs. Obama, “Let’s Move, America!”
Are you sitting comfortably?
Well, you might not want to be.
That’s because many researchers say that “sitting is the new smoking.” Studies from around the world show that excessive sitting has been linked to increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, disability, depression, weight gain, and even some cancers. We’re seeing more evidence, on almost a daily basis, about the health impacts of too much sitting. But does the evidence really stand up? We’ll investigate.
Here is what the Mayo Clinic says: MayoClinic Link