Could your warm and cosy home be hindering your weight-loss efforts?
In the new study, his team explored whether frequent exposure to mild cold
temperatures would boost the body's energy expenditure. In other words, would
peoples' metabolisms ratchet up a notch, burning more calories if they lived on
the cool side?
"It would do no harm," he said. "It's worth a try for someone
who is having trouble losing weight by diet and exercise alone."