Laughter for Weight Loss?

October 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p3
This article focuses on a study by Vanderbilt University researchers which found that 10-15 minutes of good giggling can burn as many calories as in a medium square of chocolate. To gauge the energy expended by laughing, the scientists shut 45 volunteers in a metabolic chamber and had them watch comedy clips on TV.


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