According to ABC news, the latest “secret” to weight loss is simple: lower the temperature!
According to ABC news, researchers have proven that cold can lead directly to a loss of brown fat. Apparently, being cold produces a hormone called irisin, which increases calorie burn.
In similar studies, cold showers have been proven to have great health effects, including:
1. Increases Alertness
2. Refines Hair and Skin
3. Improves Immunity and Circulation
4. Stimulates Weight Loss
5. Speeds Up Muscle Soreness and Recovery
6. Eases Stress
7. Relieves Depression
So, turn down the heat, have a cold shower or bath, and generally try to get your body temperature down, and you will see multiple health benefits! Bring on the shiver!