CLEVELAND - Spending less time sitting down could help you live longer. At least, that's what a new study in the British Medical Journal Open suggests.
Researchers said reducing your sitting time to less than three hours a day could tack on an extra two years to your life.
They said limiting TV time to two hours a day could add on more than a year.
Researchers looked at several previous studies that examined 167,000 men and women ages 18-90 across the globe. They also studied the health risks of sitting and how prevalent inactive behavior is in the U.S.
Researchers also noted their findings do not prove that being a couch potato will cause you to die younger.
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