Thursday, April 09, 2009

Freezing Your Ass Off

Literally. Researchers claim in the New England Journal of Medicine that we have blobs of brown fat, which can burn huge numbers of calories when activated by the cold, such as sitting in a chilly room between 61 and 66 degrees.

Once again, science comes to the rescue. Turn down the thermostat, throw out the Stairmaster, save money on heating oil and slim down. Was that issue of the Journal dated April lst?

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