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LAUGH WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND LOSE WEIGHT
MSN.com ^ | Not Dated | Victoria Wesseler

Posted on 06/19/2007 11:35:04 PM PDT by gpapa

Every once in a while I run across a bit of information that sounds just too good to be true. When I heard that a group of researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Department of Medicine announced that laughing caused people to burn extra calories, I just had to investigate it. I wondered if there could be at least a kernel of truth in their study, which hinted that laughter might be a way to lose weight. After all, studies have shown that laughter, which has been said for years to be good medicine, can enhance the immune system, reduce stress, and keep our hearts healthy. That's all great, but what could it do for my waistline? Could I laugh my way back into my skinny jeans? Before I replaced my hour on the treadmill with an hour of watching my favorite sitcoms, I thought I should investigate the study’s findings.

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KEYWORDS: calories; diet; health; weightloss

1 posted on 06/19/2007 11:35:09 PM PDT by gpapa
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To: gpapa

Bunk.

I SHOULD be skinny as a rail......

:)


2 posted on 06/19/2007 11:48:24 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (See HiJinx's tag line....then DO it!!!!)
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To: Brad's Gramma

I laugh a lot and am still overweight. I guess my age is showing in the wrong places.


3 posted on 06/19/2007 11:54:36 PM PDT by gpapa
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To: gpapa

Seems to be true. I’ve been laughing all my life at liberal idiocy and never topped 150.


4 posted on 06/20/2007 6:08:18 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....when the sidewalks are safe for the little guy.)
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