Study on menopausal women link increased sitting time to increased mortality

In the May Journal of Public Health, York University researchers in Toronto studied the mortality of menopausal women, ages 50-79, over a 15 year period.  Those who were categorized initially as low sitting time women had a 51% lower risk of all cause mortality and a 48% lower risk of cancer mortality than those categorized as high sitting time women.  Those who reduced their sitting time resulted in a 29% lower risk of all cause mortality and 27% lower risk of cancer mortality. Click here for more information.

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