Sitting Decreases Metabolism

Sitting so much is dangerous because:

When you sit, your metabolism decreases so that you burn 1 calorie per minute less than if you were standing. If you were able to stand instead of sitting or lying for 5 hours a day, you would burn 300 more calories a day (1 calorie per minute x 60 minutes x 5 hours).

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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