# Monday, January 31, 2011

If you keep your central heating turned up during the cold weather then you could also be adding a few pounds to your waistline. That’s according to this article which suggests many of us now keep our homes so warm that we no longer have to burn as many calories to naturally warm up our bodies. In fact a study claims that centrally heated homes with efficient double glazing are helping to send obesity rates soaring. Coupled with the fact that we now spend more time indoors, the prolonged exposure to warm temperatures may permanently reduce the body’s ability to burn a fat known as adipose tissue. Based on this if you want to lose a few pounds perhaps you should try turning your heating off for a few hours.

posted on Monday, January 31, 2011 11:13:21 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #    Comments [0] Trackback
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