But we burn off fewer of them because of our more sedentary lifestyles.
A sedentary lifestyle without at least moderate physical activity is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer.
Bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyle play a role in the onset of diabetes.
Recent studies have also shown that children around the world are becoming increasingly sedentary , especially in poor urban areas.
Similarly, Toronto festivalgoers can see the world every year without leaving a sedentary position.
Other sedentary activities - playing video and computer games or talking on the phone - also should be limited.
Along with larger portions of more fattening food, Americans have become increasingly sedentary over the last couple of decades.
This does not always mean that they are sedentary .
Meanwhile, heavy work in industry and agriculture has mostly been replaced by sedentary activities in service industries.
Most studies of invertebrate larval metamorphosis have been performed with species that are sedentary or sessile as adults.