When I sweat in summers, am I losing calories?
Sweating in summers is a mechanism to dissipate
excess heat. It results in loss of water and some electrolytes
(sodium, potassium and chloride) from skin. The final effect
When someone exercises, there is sweating too,
but the loss of calories occurs primarily due to exercise, and not
due to sweat.
So don't think that if you're sweating, you're
losing calories. Standing still in heat won't help you in losing
calories. To lose calories, you'll have to sweat it out in