NYT: Brown Fat, Triggered by Cold or Exercise, May Yield a Key to Weight Control

by James on January 25, 2012

in Training Thoughts

I often revel in the I told you so moments. See my previous post, Cold Weather Weight Loss – 376% Increase in Fat Calories Burned, and then read the following New York Times article.


Brown Fat, Triggered by Cold or Exercise, May Yield a Key to Weight Control

By GINA KOLATA
Published: January 24, 2012
In separate studies, researchers have determined that in cold conditions, people’s calorie-gobbling brown fat uses ordinary fat as fuel — and that exercise may convert ordinary fat to brown fat.

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