Daily Archives: June 5, 2005

A dubious way to lose weight

According to this article, some researchers have found that laughing can help lose weight. Isn’t this another variation of the general rule that doing any kind of physical activity is better than not doing anything if one wants to lose weight? Is anyone surprised? Anyway, I certainly lost some weight as I was reading that article. And for those getting excited at the prospect of losing weight through laughter, the article states:

Physiology experts say it’s not exactly an effective way to shed extra weight — but the idea is worth a laugh or two.