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requiring sitting or little activity

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I think one of the biggest causes (ok, ok, I'm looking for excuses here) of a sedentary lifestyle in the UAE is the weather.
from Westmead Hospital at the University of Sydney, included 19 obese adults who had a body mass index >30 kg/m2 and reported a sedentary lifestyle.
The fountain of youth has been discovered and it is now accessible to anyone willing to trade in a sedentary lifestyle for one that is full of invigorating and energizing activity.
Most standard risk factors -- high blood pressure, smoking, high LDL (bad) cholesterol, low HDL (good) cholesterol, obesity, hypertension, and sedentary lifestyle -- apply to South Asians as well.
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Australia's Generation Y is leading a more sedentary lifestyle than the older generations, reveals a new survey.
While there is no doubt that some people do have conditions which cause them to be obese regardless of diet, isn't it the case that the majority of chronically overweight people simply have their diet and sedentary lifestyle to blame for their condition?
Health experts agree that three primary factors contribute to weight gain: heredity, overeating and a sedentary lifestyle.
Like much of American society, the Sioux and other tribes have slid into a sedentary lifestyle, one that often includes hours of television viewing and an occasional automobile trip to the store to stock up on fatty junk foods and sugary soft drinks.
The burden of cardiovascular disease continues to increase, particularly in the developed world, because of the aging demographic and the increasingly sedentary lifestyle people are adopting.
At nearly 35 stone, Willie is extremely obese, largely due to his diet of junk food and his sedentary lifestyle.
He was overweight, had high blood pressure and high cholesterol and led a relatively sedentary lifestyle.
This study also confirms a prevailing theorty that Type II diabetes is a "lifestyle disease" -- one that's been linked to the sedentary lifestyle and high-calorie diets typical of most industrialized societies, adds coauthor Ralph S.
APPARENTLY, our bodies have failed to adapt to high-energy foods and a sedentary lifestyle.
He said: "We are finding more and more of our young people are becoming overweight as a result of their diet and a sedentary lifestyle.