It seems there’s a constant trickle of new research that provide insight as to what foods and behaviors are good for our health and which ones are not. Here, we round up some studies that have been released this year that aim to help us get a handle on the science behind staying healthy. (It’s worth noting their results don’t necessarily point to consistent conclusions.)
SittingA study published in March in the Archives of Internal Medicine supports previous findings that suggest sitting too much increases our risk of death. In people 45 years and older, sitting for 11 or more hours a day led to an increased risk of death (from all causes) by about 40 percent over four years, compared with the risk of death in people who sat just four to eight hours a day, the study found. Read more about the study here.Via Bloomberg News
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