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Transcript of Sedentary Lifestyle
and how it can affect you? Sedentary Lifestyle Sedentary activities fit within the spectrum of low physical exertion such as watching television, playing video games, and using the computer for long hours at a time Many Notable Complications Entail Anxiety Cardiovascular Disease Increased Mortality Rate Diabetes High Blood Pressure Cancer Risks Obesity In 2008 a study showed that 36% of adults in the U.S. were considered inactive Many believe that with advancing technologies, social acceptance for the sedentary lifestyle, and less effort required to have fun are some of the major causes of an increased trend of children in this entertainment era adopting a sedentary lifestyle. Especially for those whom are disabled or have complications? A balanced diet consisting of fruits, legumes, and healthy carbs are key to staying healthy and in good standing However, eating healthy will only satisfy certain aspects of living healthily. Many cardiovascular issues cannot be avoided without physical activity. Eating healthy aids in the prevention of obesity, diabetes, and reaching a "slump" or crashing. So, is There Any TRUE Reason to be Sedentary? NO! No! In order to escape the "Sedentary" label, all you have to is participate in moderate activity for 30 minutes a day to escape a vast majority of the health problems associated with sedentary preventable causes of death. But don't limit yourself to just 30 min! the more the better! Preventable death is a term used to name issues and death causes that are easily overcome and are a non-issue for those who participate in the recommended amount of daily activity. Live Well! Thank you for your time and We hope you enjoyed our presentation!