Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 1 month ago

Can the coldness of ice packs “burn” fat or is it just a myth? ?

Just to clear it up, I’m talking about applying the ice to skin for a duration of time. 

13 Answers

  • Linda
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    It is an old wife's tail or myth. So, no.

  • 4 weeks ago

    its a myth for sure

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago


  • 1 month ago

    A myth.  Cool sculpting is a different  process.  Nothing applied to the skin is likely to do much except cause frostbite.  A person in an extremely cold environment (like loast in a blizzard) could shiver enough to burn more fat, but you can't apply an ice pack and sit in a 70-degree room and except to spot reduce.

    Instead, exercise and cut calories. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Myth, of course.

  • 1 month ago

    The only way to burn fat is to have a calorie deficit. All these myths like 'Banana will make you lose weight!' are false, unless you actively burn more calories than you eat. Alone these banana's won't make you lose. I hope you understand

  • 1 month ago

    It's a myth, it doesn't work

  • 1 month ago

    You should have asked Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to test the myth.

  • Petter
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's a myth. You'll get frostbites if anything...

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago


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