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Burn Calories! Watch Horror Videos!

Say what now? According to a research conducted at the University of Westminster, it looks like watching horror movies does burn up that chocolate bar you just ate!

How legit is this? Heh, I honestly don't know. The study, from what I've read, isn't completely extensive in terms of population test.

The research studied the total energy expenditure of ten [10] different people as they watched a select few horror videos. Furthermore, the scientists recorded their heart rate, oxygen intake and carbon dioxide output. The discovery? The amount of calories used increased, on average, a third during the films.

"Each of the ten films tested set pulses racing, sparking an increase in the heart rate of the case studies.

"As the pulse quickens and blood pumps around the body faster, the body experiences a surge in adrenaline.

"It is this release of fast acting adrenaline, produced during short bursts of intense stress (or in this case, brought on by fear), which is known to lower the appetite, increase the Basal Metabolic Rate and ultimately burn a higher level of calories."
States Dr Richard Mackenzie.

What say you? If Films can do it, what would happen if you're placed in a heart rate increasing area? Such as Elizabeth Bathory's tower?

Burn Calories! Watch Horror Videos!
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