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Study: Inactivity Could Be More Harmful to Your Health Than Obesity

This is a Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007  file photo of an overweight person  eating in London.  A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday  Nov. 20, 2014 that the global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism. The report released Thursday focused on the economics of obesity, putting it among the top three social programs generated by human beings. It puts its impact at 2.8 percent of global gross domestic product.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
This is a Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007 file photo of an overweight person eating in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

(The Week) – Just 20 minutes of walking a day could reduce your risk of early death by as much as 30 percent, according to a new study from the University of Cambridge.

The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition on Wednesday, found that lack of physical activity may lead to twice as many deaths as obesity does.

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