When it comes to the question of “does thinking hard burn calories”, the supporters often take Einstein as an example to illustrate the feasibility of staying lean by mental workouts. However, recent evidence has found that mentally draining activities alone might not be sufficient to help you lose weight. Your brain burns more calories while thinking hard, that’s for sure. But the bad news is that what the brain consumes is not fat but glucose. For that reason, this is an unrealistic expectation of burning fat by simply sitting your big butt down and reading a mathematics book. Continue reading Can You Burn Calories by Thinking?