Brief interruption of sedentary behavior improves blood glucose in children
Children's blood glucose levels could be improved by simply taking short breaks to walk during sedentary activities, according to recent study findings published in
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
. "Interrupting a long period of sitting with a few minutes of moderate activity can have short-term benefits on a child’s metabolism," Jack A. Yanovski, M.D., Ph.D., of the NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, said in a press release.
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