The lightness of being a couch potato may work to keep us fat
Posted at Jul 28 10:30 AM
A new study, which was published recently in EClinical Medicine, recruited 69 overweight adults and, in lieu of lead pellets, asked them to wear weighted vests. Some of these vests added 11% to a person’s body weight; the others added about 1% and served as a control. After three weeks, the men and women wearing the heavier vests had dropped about 3 pounds of fat, on average, which was less than the weight of their vests.
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