Modern lifestyle has a negative impact on people` health. Modern way of living is accompanied by unhealthy diet, lack of physical activity and more hours spent in sitting position. Scientists have repeatedly warned about the harmful effects that sitting has on people`s health. Last year studies found a link between sitting and increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and other health problems. The video made by Ted-Ed explains the negative effects of sitting on every part of the body, from blood circulation to brain function.
Look at this video and see the effects that sitting has on your health: