In the US, by the 2030, 50% of the population will be overweight due to overeating and lack of exercise. Read more here.
Known for her book selections, food suggestions and meditative tips, Oprah Magazine recently spoke (highly) about stand up desks. Read it here.
As research continues to mount, it is becoming more and more apparent that standing up in the course of a workday can drastically improve your health. Joan Vernikos published a book on how weightlessness weakens astronaut's bones and muscles. Now she takes aim at how sitting can contributes to diabetes, obesity and overall poor health. Checkout her book here.