Watching TV for too Long Can Make You Die Early - Research

Date: 17-08-2011 3:30 pm (11 years ago) | Author: Daniel Bosai
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Researchers from Australia, who published their findings in the 15 August edition of British Journal of Sports Medicine as well as HealthDay.com, discovered that people who watch approximately six hours of Television a day live about five years less than those who don’t watch any Television.

The researchers from the University of Queensland said after the age of 25, the lifespan of an individual shortens by 22 minutes every one hour he spends watching the television.



According to Dr. David L. Katz, Director of the Prevention Research Centre at Yale University School of Medicine, who confirmed the authenticity of the report, “as a rule, the more time we spend watching TV, the more time we spend eating mindlessly in front of the TV, and the less time we spend being physically active.

“More eating and less physical activity, in turn, mean greater risk for obesity, and the chronic diseases it tends to anticipate notably diabetes, heart disease and cancer.”

Katz added that another reason for the shortened lifespan may be connected to the fact that people who watch more TV than others tend to be more depressed or lonely.


Posted: at 17-08-2011 03:30 PM (11 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- GoonishME at 17-08-2011 07:46 PM (11 years ago)
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Hmm, I better throw away my Tv then?? NOT
Posted: at 17-08-2011 07:46 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- enc4life at 17-08-2011 08:00 PM (11 years ago)
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ok oooooooooooooooooooh
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:00 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Bantino at 17-08-2011 08:27 PM (11 years ago)
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We've heard. Thank you!!!
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:27 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- segxykay at 17-08-2011 08:40 PM (11 years ago)
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we don hear
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:40 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- feyee at 17-08-2011 08:41 PM (11 years ago)
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ok
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:41 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Doniyke1 at 17-08-2011 08:45 PM (11 years ago)
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HA IF NA SO I GO STOP WATCHING WATCHING TELEVISION LOL.
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:45 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- kattie77 at 17-08-2011 08:50 PM (11 years ago)
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@nametalkam abi nayoutalkam you don come again oooo
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:50 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- purityjustice at 17-08-2011 08:52 PM (11 years ago)
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WHAT ABOUT BROWSING WITH COMPUTER AND PHONES
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:52 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- purityjustice at 17-08-2011 08:54 PM (11 years ago)
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NAYOUTALKAM NO BE THEMTALKAM
Posted: at 17-08-2011 08:54 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- nameseeam at 17-08-2011 09:44 PM (11 years ago)
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@purityjustice u ask well becos me i dey with computer 24hours of the day,so nayoutalkam make u tell us about computer and phone since u don tell us about television own ooo
Posted: at 17-08-2011 09:44 PM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- mkobaba at 17-08-2011 09:53 PM (11 years ago)
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life itself is a risk.
Posted: at 17-08-2011 09:53 PM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- BigSamMoney at 17-08-2011 10:00 PM (11 years ago)
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How about those who spend approximately six hours of Computer screen a day. It is the same?
Posted: at 17-08-2011 10:00 PM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- solight at 17-08-2011 10:02 PM (11 years ago)
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na wa for scientist ooo we don hear
Posted: at 17-08-2011 10:02 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- laydeelaracraft at 17-08-2011 10:04 PM (11 years ago)
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does the same rule also apply to computer screens?
Posted: at 17-08-2011 10:04 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Mayorsolar at 17-08-2011 11:04 PM (11 years ago)
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Thanx 4 dis research.
Posted: at 17-08-2011 11:04 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- sylax at 17-08-2011 11:31 PM (11 years ago)
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You'll only die when you've finish the mission God sent you to do...else all this scientific crap is bullshit Roll Eyes
Posted: at 17-08-2011 11:31 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- ify0 at 17-08-2011 11:43 PM (11 years ago)
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if is true that means we have to stop our children from watching too much cartoon for hours,na wa oooo.
Posted: at 17-08-2011 11:43 PM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Sodman4luv at 18-08-2011 01:17 AM (11 years ago)
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...
Posted: at 18-08-2011 01:17 AM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- toibeli at 18-08-2011 01:54 AM (11 years ago)
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I guess I should be preparing my will just abouuuuuuuuuuuuuut now Roll Eyes
Posted: at 18-08-2011 01:54 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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