Is your bedroom too hot? From the New York Times Well Blog, a new study finds that sleeping at a cooler temperature creates more "brown fat,' or good fat in the body. After the men participating in the study slept for four weeks in a room at 66 degrees, they almost doubled their volume of brown fat, improved their insulin sensitivity and gained metabolic advantages. Researchers found that sleeping in a cold room over time could possibly lessen their risk for diabetes and other metabolic issues as well.
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Here's the article: Let's Cool it in the Bedroom