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Why stop watching so much TV? It affects how you age, new study says

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Swapping out time in front of the TV for physical activity is associated with better chances of healthy aging, according to a study. The study analyzed data from over 45,000 people aged 50 or older and found that each additional two hours of TV watching was linked to a 12% decrease in the chances of healthy aging. On the other hand, adding two hours of light physical activity at work increased the odds of healthy aging by 6%. The study suggests replacing TV time with light physical activity for better health outcomes.