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Exercising Doesn't Just Burn Fat, It Gives You 'Smart Fat' Too
'Browning' White Fat May Be New Way To Burn Calories, Scientists Say
By Jennifer Couzin-Frankel, Science
“This mechanism for basically inducing these brown or beige fat cells … wasn’t previously recognized,” says Patrick Seale
Finding Brown Fat In MRIs Is A Big Step For Obesity Research
In the world of brown fat news, this is kind of a big deal. Brown fat tissue works by burning up regular fat for warmth. Rodents
Obese People Don't Have Enough Of This Special Kind Of Fat. Why?
Of course, the study was a pre-clinical trial that involved mice. Walsh believes that more research is needed to figure out
Melatonin May Aid Weight Loss
Dr. Michael J. Breus
Clinical Psychologist; Board Certified Sleep Specialist
Looking for some help to avoid the seasonal weight gain? In addition to the standard advice, I'd like to add another strategy to the list: get plenty of sleep.
Brown Fat In South Asians Could Be Linked To Type 2 Diabetes Risk
"A bagel is almost 200 or 300 calories," said Bagel. "If you eat a bagel a day, you've overcome those extra calories." "Brown
8 Things You Didn't Know About Your Body Fat
The research is so preliminary that there are multiple points of view about the significance of brown fat; nutritional biochemist
'Marijuana' Diet Pill May Be Possible, Endocannabinoid Study Suggests
Jumping from lab studies in mice to actual health benefits for humans is still a ways away, though, since it is difficult
Brown Fat: Of Smoke... and Fire?
David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder, True Health Initiative
By all means, stay tuned to the smoke signals about brown fat. But I urge you to keep other irons in the fire.
Brown Fat Furnishes Physiological Furnace
By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article) The researchers found that those subjects with the most brown fat
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White Fat Turned To Brown Spurs Weight Loss, Mouse Study Shows
In a finding that may be exciting for many, researchers were able to turn white fat -- the kind that stores calories -- into
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