- Stress-induced tears are also good for weight loss. It helps remove toxic substance from the body.
- The type of tears that has the benefit of weight loss is the psychic tears only.
- The best time to release negative emotions by crying is from 7 to 10 pm because it is the peak time cortisone is released.
A study published in One Asia states that people could lose fat by shedding tears because of the cortisol hormones that are released in our body. The more cortisol hormones that are present in our body, the more it could lead to fat loss.
A well-known biochemist named William Frey also supported the finding of the study that stress-induced tears are also good for weight loss since it also helps in removing toxic substances from the body.
But according to the study, if you are someone who doesn’t easily cry, it might not be beneficial because only genuine tears will burn fat.
A person has three types of tears namely basal, reflex, and psychic tears. Basal tears are those that keep our peepers moist, reflex tears are the ones that we involuntarily shed due to smoke or pollution, and psychic tears are linked with true feelings and human emotions.
The type of tears that has the benefit of weight loss is psychic tears only.
Cardiac muscles burn around 8 ½ calories an hour when a person is at rest and when a person is emotionally stressed, heart rate also increased. When heart rate elevates, the number of calories burned by the cardiac muscles also increases. Though the act of crying burns a small number of calories, the person still loses some weight.
The study also said that the best time to release negative emotions by crying is from 7 to 10 pm because it is the peak time cortisone is released.