Fidgeting may be frustrating but researchers at the Mayo Clinic in the United States have found it also helps people stay slim.
People who regularly twitch, tap, stretch or yawn can burn up to an extra 350 calories a day. James Levine, who led the research said "There are staggering differences in the amount of fidgeting between people who are lean and people who are not. The amount of this low-grade activity is so substantial it could easily account for obesity."
Research also found that while some people are naturally more fidgety, it's an easy habit to pick up, and it could help you lose 10 to 30lb a year.
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