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Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Comedies burn calories

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For those of us who love to snuggle in, hunker down and watch a good flick, I’ve got some interesting information to share with you.
University of Mississippi researchers found that ‘movie munchers’ ingested 28% more buttered popcorn when watching “Love Story” than those who watched the comedy “Sweet Home Alabama.” (that’s an extra 115 calories)
A Vanderbilt University study found that laughing out loud for 10-15 minutes per day burns between 10 and 40 calories. A good belly laugh causes one to gasp for air, thus exercises the diaphragm!
One group of University of Maryland volunteers were shown funny videos, while another group was shown stressful videos. The study showed that laughter keeps arteries from hardening, while stress does the opposite!
What’s On Tonight?
Our Lady of Weight Loss consulted the American Film Institute’s list of 100 Funniest American Movies of all times. Here are the top 25. Click here for entire list!

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Some Like It Hot
Tootsie
Dr. Strangelove
Annie Hall
Duck Soup
Blazing Saddles
M*A*S*H
It Happened One Night
The Graduate
Airplane!
The Producers
A Night At The Opera
Young Frankenstein
Bringing Up Baby
The Philadelphia Story
Singin’ In The Rain
The Odd Couple
The General
His Girl Friday
The Apartment
A Fish Called Wanda
Adam’s Rib
When Harry Met Sally…
Born Yesterday
The Gold Rush

What’s your favorite funny, fat-burning movie?
More fat-burning laughter:
Recession proof laughs: Cheap and easy.
Laughing at Longevity
Laughter Cracks the Cosmic Egg
Spread the word … NOT the icing,
Janice

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    Favorite Movie
    What About Bob with Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss.

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