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How can temperature affect appetite and metabolism?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One theory about metabolism says that cold temperature stimulates appetite (ever notice you eat more during the winter and you're not hungry after exercising, when your body's warm?) Conversely, people with low body temperature have lower metabolism and will be prone to gaining weight.
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