Sitting Comparable to a Slow Death

Hilton Head Health would not have been in business 200 years ago; in fact, obesity was non-existent.  Sure we ate a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, nuts, seeds, whole grains and good fats.  But the real key to a healthy existence, was the fact that human beings were required to move.  As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, there is one thing nearly all modern Americans have in common: we sit all the time.  And, it is killing us!  A study by the American College of Sports Medicine showed that the average American moves only 500-2000 steps per day.  One mile is equal to 2000-3000 steps; therefore, the majority of Americans weren’t even traveling a mile in 24 hours.  Exercise is and will be a major health issue, but the real plague in our society is general physical inactivity.  Check out the infographic below…

Sitting is Killing You
Via: Medical Billing And Coding

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