Time spent in sedentary behaviors, such as sitting down to watch TV, is associated with increased rates of various health issues, and this risk is only partially mitigated by consistent physical exercise.

A growing body of research suggests that watching your diet and exercising a few times a week is not enough to offset sedentary time.

https://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/17/magazine/mag-17sitting-t.html

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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