A recent study showed that exposure to lower temperatures forces the body to burn more calories in order to keep a steady internal temperature of 98.6 degrees, with scientists suggesting that turning down the thermostat could help people shed pounds. What do you think?


“Now we know why everyone in the Midwest looks like a model during the winter.”

Adam Newman • Kiosk Salesman

“Yeah, but it’s more fun to be sitting next to a nice warm fire, chowing down on cheeseburgers.”

Siobhan Rey • Luggage Inspector

“Whether I’m sweating like a pig in the summer or freezing off the pounds in the winter, a slob like me really can’t lose.”

Harry Minoff • Panel Moderator