Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Raising temperature in your home can cause obesity.

With the official start of spring still weeks away, chilly temperatures continue to dominate much of the country. While it’s tempting to crank up the heat, a bit of restraint not only reduces energy bills – it could help you lose weight.

An analysis from the University College London noted that Americans and Britons have been raising the temperature of their homes over the past several decades – correlating with the rise in obesity. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health decided to drill down on this correlation to examine just how temperature impacts calorie burning.


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