You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

10 Interesting Facts About Body Temperature

The Active Times logo The Active Times 09-02-2019

10 Interesting Facts About Body Temperature: In order to maintain a healthy metabolic process, our enzymes need to be functioning at a certain optimal temperature – 37°C or 98.6°F. Body temperature is the balance between heat loss and heat production.*Related: 15 Medical Tests That May Save Your LifeBody temperature can be affected by various circumstances. It changes as you get older, when you exercise, while you sleep and after consuming certain foods.Continue reading for more interesting facts about body temperature.

In order to maintain a healthy metabolic process, our enzymes need to be functioning at a certain optimal temperature – 37°C or 98.6°F. Body temperature is the balance between heat loss and heat production.

*Related: 15 Medical Tests That May Save Your Life

Body temperature can be affected by various circumstances. It changes as you get older, when you exercise, while you sleep and after consuming certain foods.

Continue reading for more interesting facts about body temperature.

© Shutterstock


More from The Active Times

The Active Times
The Active Times
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon