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Brown Adipose Tissue

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...

Fat Chance: 4 Ways to Recruit Your Fat for Weight Loss

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Excess fat is a primary cause of inflammation and explains why packing extra pounds promotes cardiovascular disease, diabetes and several cancers. So how could fat make weight loss easier?

Is 'Brown Fat' The Next Big Thing In Weight Control?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.31.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

By all means, stay tuned to the smoke signals about brown fat. But I urge you to keep other irons in the fire.