September 20, 2016

Eating well, not smoking, drinking alcohol in moderation, avoiding processed meats. You name it. We, as a society, do pretty much do everything we can to keep from developing certain types of cancers. However, there's one thing you probably do every day that is putting you at risk and you don't even realize it.  

Sitting on your duff, butt, derriere, heinie, behind or ba-donk-ka-donk.  No matter what you call it, sitting for most of the day (either at work or at home) can raise chance of developing cancer.

According to a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers report that people who spend more hours sitting than they do standing/moving have a 66% higher chance of developing certain types of cancer. In reviewing over 43 studies, researchers noted a correlation between sitting for most of the day and cancer incidences. Dr. Graham Colditz, of Washington University School of Medicine, who wrote an editorial accompanying the study, stre...

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