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White Fat

Can Human Body Be Tricked Into Burning Calories?

| Jennifer Couzin-Frankel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Science

What if you could trick your body into thinking you were racing on a treadmill—and burning off calories at a rapid clip—while simply walking down...

Fat Facts

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Human fat cells, photo by Dr. Peeke by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Whil...

Anna Almendrala

Obese People Don't Have Enough Of This Special Kind Of Fat. Why?

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Not all fat cells are created equally. There's squishy, energy-storing white fat under our skin, and then there's brown fat, deeply embedded along the...

8 Things You Didn't Know About Your Body Fat

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Body fat: It's soft, it's squishy and it gets a bad rap. But fat also plays a vital role in keeping our bodies running smoothly. We store extra energy...

Transforming Fat Spurs Weight Loss, Mouse Study Shows

ABC News | MIKAELA CONLEY | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living

In a finding that may be exciting for many, researchers were able to turn white fat -- the kind that stores calories -- into brown fat -- which acts l...