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Is Sitting Killing Me?

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Healthy Living, Sep 3, 2014

You’ve already heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now, scientists reveal exactly how it hurts the body—and novel ways to undo the damage. “By simply changing your work style, from a chair-based work style to a [standing] one, you can burn 500 to 1,000 extra calories a day,” says Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative. Read more on

Tags: Time Health, sitting, sitting disease

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