It might feel horrible. But shivering may actually benefit you, by potentially cutting your risk of type 2 diabetes.
Dutch researchers found regular exposure to the cold can somehow help the body control blood sugar levels.
Fifteen fat volunteers were exposed to temperatures as low as 10C (50F), similar to that of a cold bath or a shower.
But instead of bravely taking a dip, the volunteers wore a special water-perfused suit that controlled their temperature for them.
All of them were made to…
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