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Too much time sitting could be bad for your heart

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If you spend too much time sitting, you're not only getting fat on the bottom, but doctors say you also run the risk of an especially unhealthy form of fat buildup around the heart.

Researchers studied more than 500 adults and they found the more time a person is spent sitting, the bigger the area of fat around their heart.

That fat didn't go away even when people started exercising.

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