Research suggests the existence of the lunch break is decreasing among American workers. Only one in five people leave work for a lunch break, NPR reports. Most workers shy away from leaving their desks at all.
But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.
Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.