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sedentary

se duhn te ree

  • s  requiring sitting or little activity
    forced by illness to lead a sedentary life

  • Being sedentary is bad enough.
  • From the time the early hunters stalked the mammoths and the first sedentary "farmers" scratched the soil to coax scrawny grain to grow, man has battled hunger.
  • Finding a way to help this most sedentary age group is more important than ever.
News & Articles

  • What Hunter-Gatherers May Tell Us About Modern Obesity
    Recent anthropological research raises questions about whether our sedentary lifestyle contributes significantly to the obesity epidemic. Commentator Barbara J. King looks at the data and has thoughts on what it means for the Paleo diet.
    June 14, 2013 - NPR
Quotes

  • Jennifer Lopez in E! Online
    When I was a kid, we spent most of our time outside visiting in the neighborhood with friends. This is the first generation of kids who are so sedentary and the first whose parents might outlive them,Lopez said in a statement. "We really...
  • Dennis Quaid in Vancouver Sun
    This guy is certainly more sedentary than myself, he's not an extrovert and I guess I would consider myself to be that,Quaid said. "But that's exactly the kind of place as an actor that I want to go. I want to jump, and make that leap."
  • Rick Perry in Dallas Morning News
    Our state and nation are struggling with obesity, thanks to the combination of increasingly sedentary lifestyles and the declining quality of diets,said Gov. Rick Perry. "We owe it to our children to take the appropriate steps to encourage...

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