To trigger energy-burning brown fat, just chill

Emilio Cogliani

Researchers found that exposure to cold increases levels of a newly discovered protein that is critical for the formation of brown fat, the type of fat in our bodies that burns energy and generates heat. Mice with increased levels of this protein gained less weight than control mice after a month of eating a high-fat diet.

from Top Environment News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1sahFGx

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