Sitting poses greater risk than pesticides, radiation and plastic chemicals combined

Source: ABC News

Sitting 4-6 hours a day puts you at an 80% higher risk of dying, more than pesticides on produce, cell phone radiation, and Styrofoam cup chemicals combined. Sitting results in obesity, which increases a person’s likelihood of cancer and heart disease; additionally, sitting compresses the spine, leading to circulatory problems and slower metabolism.