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Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis - It’s really NEAT!

Did you know that little changes to your routine can help you burn more calories?  Many overweight people in the USA have "sitting disease" and would lose weight if they did more walking, standing, and moving around during the day, says endocrinologist James Levine of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Levine is talking about increasing your NEAT, or "non-exercise activity thermogenesis," which accounts for much of your movement and calorie expenditure throughout the day. These are activities such as: