At the moment many people find it difficult to get enough exercise, and we’re used to sitting in the office, in the daily commute, in many scenes at home. But according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Oncology, sedentary people increase the risk of cancer infection and death. You can reduce your cancer risk by changing more than 30 minutes of sitting to light, moderate, and severe exercise.
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According to a new study by the University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center, an independent relationship between sedentary behavior and cancer death has been found. The study found that sedentary people had an 82 percent increased risk of dying from cancer compared to those who sat the most recently.
Previous studies have shown that healthy eating, exercise and non-smoking can prevent more than half of cancer deaths, but there is no objective data between sitting and cancer. For this reason, the team conducted a five-year follow-up study from 2009 to 2013 and asked 8,000 non-cancer users to wear wearwear continuously to allow researchers to more accurately assess the impact of exercise.
After a five-year follow-up, the researchers adjusted for age, gender and condition, and those who spent the most time with out stays had an 82 percent higher risk of cancer death than those who spent the least time. The study also found that participants who changed their 30-minute sitting position to light-intensity activities such as walking reduced their risk of cancer by 8 percent. In the case of medium-intensity activity, the decrease is even greater to 31%.
The paper’s author, Dr. Gilchrist, an associate professor at the University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center, said: “I’m not like we’re in a good time.” Susan Gilchrist said it was the first study to definitively point to a strong association between sitting and cancer deaths, and reinforced the importance of ‘sitting less and moving more’.