Sitting down and watching movies: putting your health at risk
Americans sit too much - health short science news

A large study including over 50,000 participants has revealed that Americans have not reduced the time they spend sitting in the period from 2001 through 2016.

The habit of sitting behind computers, watching television or videos is apparently difficult to change, in spite of the many health warnings that have been broadcasted during this period.

Thus Americans sit too much, although they have been informed about the health risk (obesity, diabetes, some cancers) this carries.

Read the full story: Washington University School Of Medicine in St. Louis
Scientific publication: JAMA