|Happy to be cool again!|
"... after four weeks of sleeping at 66 degrees, the men had almost doubled their volumes of brown fat. Their insulin sensitivity, which is affected by shifts in blood sugar, improved. The changes were slight but meaningful ..."
" ... just by sleeping in a colder room, they gained metabolic advantages that could, over time, he says, lessen their risk for diabetes and other metabolic problems. The men also burned a few more calories throughout the day when their bedroom was chillier ..."
Now, a good duvet probably defeats the purpose of an 18,8 degree (celsius) room, but it's interesting to know that cooler is definitely better. (Something they didn't mention in the article is that more babies are also made during the colder months of the year ... )
So, I hope you get a nice cool night's sleep before the new week!