A study published in JAMA Oncology shows a strong association between not moving and cancer death.
However, replacing at least 30 minutes of sitting with either light, moderate or vigorous physical activity can lower that risk, she added. “Our findings reinforce that it’s important to ‘sit less and move more,'” said one of the researchers in a statement. Read more about the study here.
Prior research has shown that more than 50% of cancer deaths are preventable through healthy lifestyle choices, such as healthy diet, exercise and not smoking.