Forbes: Too much sitting is as bad for the brain as it is for the body: Study

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

If you didn’t quite believe that sitting is one of the worst things we can do for our health, a new study should clear any lingering doubt. It finds that sitting isn’t just a physical health risk—it’s a neurological risk as well. The UCLA study reports that people who are more sedentary have thinning in brain regions linked to memory—and even high-levels of exercise don’t seem to undo the effects of sitting too much. (April 12, 2018)

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