Commuting to work could be affecting your diet and increasing your stress levels, with a study undertaken by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK showing employees who commute consume an average of 767 more calories every week.

The report is based on a survey of 1500 British workers, reports Fairfax and the hike in calories is a result of increased food consumption and sedentary behaviour on public transport. The survey found commuting is also increasing workers stress levels, with 55% of those surveyed finding themselves more stressed due to journey delays and overcrowding.

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