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Is it true that sitting is taking years off your life? I eat

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Is it true that sitting is taking years off your life? I eat very healthy and am fairly fit, in my early twenties and excercise a few times a month. However I work a lot and im mainly on my computer for over 10 hours per day... I do have a standing desk
but is it really that beneficial to be standing over sitting?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

I am sorry that your question was unanswered for long.

The health risk assessment is based on many parameters. Eating healthy, being fit and exercising few times a month (ideal would be 150 minutes per week) is quite good. And just sitting for 10 hours a day is not taking years off your life. Nothing to worry.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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