Popular Science News | Walk in the Cold and Get Thin

Popular Science News – scientist are telling us that walking in the cold after a meal burns more calories than walking in the warm. The reason behind this is that brown fat is activated by the cold. This fat responds to cold and warms us up, burning off calories in the process. So scientists being scientists are thinking of developing cooling vests to wear as a sort of slimming aid, enabling a year round cooling effect in countries like Cyprus which don’t have as much cold as the UK does, for example. Or, people could eat smaller portions?

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