More Sitting = More Health Problems
Epidemiologic studies have reported that sitting time is not only associated with all-cause mortality*, but also with metabolic syndrome and non-communicable diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular diseases, and even some cancers.
*All-cause mortality is defined as all of the deaths that occur, regardless of cause, in a single population or collection of populations during a period of time.
“Thirty-five chronic diseases and conditions are associated with sedentariness.” These aren’t minor health problems, either.
We’re talking major conditions like…