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Do I burn more calories in cold weather?

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Cold weather wt loss

If you are "cold" and do not wear appropriate clothes for the climate.
The answer is a qualified "yes"; a few more but not significant enough to try nudity in the arctic as a weight loss plan. Frostbite could kill you. On the other hand, if you are more active in the winter-ski snowshoe, snowboard, shovel snow and don't compensate with more food, you can lose weight and become more fit.

In brief: Cold weather wt loss

If you are "cold" and do not wear appropriate clothes for the climate.
The answer is a qualified "yes"; a few more but not significant enough to try nudity in the arctic as a weight loss plan. Frostbite could kill you. On the other hand, if you are more active in the winter-ski snowshoe, snowboard, shovel snow and don't compensate with more food, you can lose weight and become more fit.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care

In brief: In theory yes

It is true that metabolism revs up a little to prevent hypothermia (we are "warm blooded") however it is not enough to loose weight and the risks outweigh the benefits so don't try to chill off your weight.

In brief: In theory yes

It is true that metabolism revs up a little to prevent hypothermia (we are "warm blooded") however it is not enough to loose weight and the risks outweigh the benefits so don't try to chill off your weight.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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