Thursday, December 17, 2009

Overweight Adults Could Burn More Calories By Watching Less TV

“US researchers conducting a randomized controlled trial found that adults weighing above the healthy range could burn more calories by watching less television: trial participants who cut their television viewing time in half were more active and on average burned an extra 120 more calories a day. The study was the work of researchers at the University of Vermont in Burlington, and appears in the 14 December issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. The US Department of Agriculture's Hatch Funds Act and the National Institutes of Health funded the research...

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