Lose weight: Of course, having a healthy diet and eating fresh and healthy foods are two effective ways to lose weight but burning more calories can help you lose and maintain fit. You can boost the number of calories you burn in more unusual ways.
Here are the summary of some unconventional ways to burn calories.
Lose weight: Cold temperature
Exposure to cold temperatures has been shown to stimulate brown fat activity, which increases the number of calories you burn.
Lose weight: Drink cold water
Drinking cold water has been shown to temporarily boost calorie burning. Still, the strength of this effect may vary by individual.
Lose weight: Chew gum
Gum appears to increase metabolic rate when chewed after or between meals. Be sure to choose sugar-free gum to protect your teeth.
In addition to helping save lives, donating blood temporarily increases the number of calories you burn and provides other health benefits.
Fidgeting has been shown to increase the number of calories burned while sitting and standing, especially in those who are overweight.
Studies suggest that laughing causes a slight increase in metabolic rate. Plus, it may improve your overall health and increase your quality of life.
Collected by: Dr. Sara Bakhshaei