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Latest Sedentary lifestyle Stories

2012-05-08 05:24:20

People are spending longer hours behind the wheel to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood.

2012-04-02 23:02:21

Lady of America recommends non-weight bearing physical activity for mature women. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 One of the most important things women

2012-03-14 13:47:25

Watching too much TV can worsen your genetic tendency towards obesity, but you can cut the effect in half by walking briskly for an hour a day.

2012-03-05 22:42:53

University of Granada researchers have confirmed that there is a significant direct relationship between the nutritional status of children and the person who prepares their meal.

Active Sports Video Games Not Increasing Exercise In Children
2012-02-27 09:09:40

A new study, published in Pediatrics, calls into question the health benefits of so-called active video games, in which players use their bodies to simulate sports or dancing.

2012-02-15 10:42:52

In a study that included data for more than 20,000 children and adolescents, higher amounts of time with moderate to vigorous physical activity were associated with better cardiometabolic risk factors (such as measures of cholesterol, blood pressure and waist size), regardless of the amount of time spent sedentary.

2012-01-26 11:17:48

A new study, funded by a grant from the National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), found that two in five adults (42%) with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) were inactive.

Car + TV = Heart Attack?
2012-01-11 14:11:03

Got a Car? How about a television?... If you answered yes to both of these questions, then according to a new international study published on Wednesday you’re 27% more likely to suffer a heart attack than your low-tech compatriots.

2011-11-17 03:37:39

Physical activity will definitely lower children's chances of developing cardiovascular disease down the road, but physical inactivity will not necessarily increase it.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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