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Sitting down at work could kill you

Even if you go to gym daily and do regular cardio vascular exercise, if your job involves sitting you could have a 27% greater chance of dying than someone with a more active vocation. (Clinical trial and published research data at the bottom of this article)sitting-kills-you

If you at the same time also have the wrong diet or eat incorrectly, the chances of you dying as a direct result of that combination, increases to 45%.

Yes, sitting down and eating wrong means that you have almost a 50/50 chance of dying as a direct result of doing those two things together.

Cardiovascular or metabolic disease mortality, even when adjusted for demographic, health, and physical activity characteristics in respect of people that are exposed to poor diet and sedentary behavior for periods over 50% of their time would statistically result in death at least half of the time.

What could you do if your job involves sitting down?
Eat a balanced diet (as opposed to any unbalanced diet) eg.: The Birthday Diet
Stand more frequently at work
If you have to sit at work, take frequent breaks to stand and sit on a medicine ball rather than a chair.

Remember, if you sit for 8 hours at work and sleep for 8 hours as well then you are almost stationary for 2 thirds of your day. This is bad for your circulation and all the other factors as highlighted in the studies.


Always consult your medical doctor prior to starting any diet. To Lose Weight you have to consume fewer calories than your body burns.

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