Scientists manage to boost brown fat in mice with a molecule called BMP8b. Could this be the future for treating obesity?
No, having a cold shower won’t make you lose weight.
Cold showers have been recommended to activate brown fat, but they are unlikely to yield any health benefit.
Scientists thought they were closing in on one great new treatment but may have found another instead.
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The potential health benefits of energy-burning brown and beige fat might be not the effect on weight, but rather on blood sugar and cholesterol.
Cooler temperatures increase the amount of heat-generating brown fat in people, according to research from Sydney being presented…
Shiver me timbers.
Shivering is not an activity many of us enjoy. We do it because we are cold and uncomfortable. But perhaps the news that it could have some of the same benefits as moderate bouts of exercise will stop…