An experiment with a controlled number of candidates and apparatus was conducted – group A took a hot bath in a bath tub, while group B did not. Both groups got their blood sugars measured, and the results were unexpected.

Group A experienced a 10% drop in sugar levels, but group B did not. The hot bath group A took burned an approximate of 130 kcal while group B did not, burning only a mere 50 kcal.

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Researcher Dr. Steve Faulkner believed that the heat of the water bath has the ability to shock protein structures throughout our body, and may cause glucose to be used as fuel to stabilize body temperature due to the sudden heat.

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That explains why saunas and hot tubs are so popular – relaxing routines are now a newfound way to lose weight without hitting the gym!

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What do you think of this – is it a fact or just an old fib?

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