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Does frustration burn more calories than normal sitting?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (19783points) January 19th, 2019

When I was in math class I was frequently frustrated. I thought that my brain was gobbling all the sugar from my body. Was I on to something?

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Yes, stress and brain activity burn calories. Stress isn’t healthy, though. And burning calories may mean a little less stored fat, but it does very little for cardiovascular health, etc.

Jeruba's avatar

Oh, wouldn’t that be nice? I’d sure be a lot thinner now.

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