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Constant Sitting
Vice-O-Meter: 10

The Harm:
Women who are seated six hours or more a day have a 37 percent higher death rate than those who sit less than three hours a day. A sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer, and pulmonary embolisms (blood clots that travel to the lungs). It can even increase the size of your fat cells.

The Cure:
Embrace NEAT, or non-exercise activity thermogenesis. In English, it means any kind of movement, no matter how small. Simply standing up or walking around for a total of two hours a day can reduce your risk of diabetes by 12 percent.
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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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