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Stand more, burn (slightly) more calories

Research we’re watching As many people have suspected, a new study confirms that standing more can help you burn more calories. But the number of calories it burns in the course of the day isn’t even enough to work off a fun-size candy bar. The results of a Mayo Clinic study, published online January 31 by the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, found that adults who weighed 143 pounds, the average weight in…

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