sedentary lifestyle

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sedentary lifestyle

A lifestyle involving little exercise, even of the least strenuous type. Sedentary living is associated with weight gain, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and, in many studies, an increased risk of coronary artery disease.
See: physical fitness; risk factor
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No single individual could be considered safe against diabetes today except those who may have managed to ensure a balanced life and avoided sedentary life style, said the senior diabetologist.
Growth of the diabetes market in China is driven by high prevalence of diabetes among the aging population, increased life expectancy, a surge in sedentary life style, unhealthy diet, high stress levels and increased disposable income.
He also blamed the rising number of cases on the sedentary life style, food habits and lack of exercise which lead to hypertension, diabetes and heart problems.
Experts talking to reporter Tuesday attributed the situation to sedentary life style coupled with active as well as passive smoking.
Part of Reese's mission is to teach kids to be healthy in a fun environment and help kids overcome a sedentary life style.
Health for all: Sedentary life style, processed fast foods, etc, has increased the demand for healthcare funds in the GCC, as obesity has become the enemy of healthcare costs.
People who have received lung transplant often have weak muscles and limited endurance due to their sedentary life style before their transplant and the drugs they need to take after surgery," said Daniel Langer, MD, a Belgian expert in respiratory diseases and rehabilitation and lead author of the study.
It is generally accepted that forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) and Forced vital capacity (FVC) are strong indicators of lung function, which decline due to obesity and sedentary life style [16, 17].
As a matter of fact a sedentary life style is the primary reason that new generation is having coronary diseases.
Factors thought to increase the risk for colorectal cancer include family history, a high fat diet, excessive caloric and alcohol intake, obesity, a sedentary life style and smoking.
ii) Sedentary life style involving very little physical labour.
There is, however, no tax on a sedentary life style.