While most of us are aware of the perils of a sedentary lifestyle, how many realise that prolonged sitting is the new smoking? Studies will tell you that people who sit for six-seven hours every day, and have what is called the "sitting disease", are at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and shorter life spans as well as becoming overweight, even if they exercise.
Founder, VLCC Group
Founder, VLCC Group.
Indian women are piling on the pounds faster than men. Overweight women run a higher risk of health problems and disability, and those risks rise sharply when overweight becomes obese.
26/03/2015 8:13 AM IST
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