Finally, an upside to the frigid temperatures that have gripped much of the nation -- all the shivering could help shed a few pounds.
"The body wants to maintain a balance, a homeostasis of 98.6 degrees," said author Tim Ferriss, who promotes this type of "thermal dieting." "If you make it cold, the body will do everything it can to get back to 98.6. And it has to burn calories to do that -- heat equals calories."
Ferriss, the best-selling author behind "The 4-Hour Workweek" and the...Full Story