3/15/2012

A study presented at an American Heart Association meeting showed each two-hour daily increment of TV watching was tied to a 0.03 kg/m2 increase in genetic effect on BMI while one hour of brisk walking daily was linked to a 0.06 kg/m2 reduction in that effect. Researchers said increasing physical activity and cutting sedentary behaviors can curb a genetic tendency to have a higher BMI.

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