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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...

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...

Fat Cell Surprise Points To New Treatments For Obesity, Diabetes

| Elizabeth Norton | Posted 07.02.2013 | Science

Transforming fat cells into calorie-burning machines may sound like the ultimate form of weight control, but the idea is not as far-fetched as it sou...

This Gym Wants To Know If You’re ‘Skinny Fat’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Though the risks of skinny fat are very real, the issue is one of context.

BREAKTHROUGH: Can 'Brown Fat' Injections Combat Obesity?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Can you fight fat with fat? If a recent study posted by our friends at io9 is any indication, researchers may have discovered a way to transform white...

Your Fat Cells Control Your Brain

Stephen Barrie, ND | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Barrie, ND

Instead of sitting idly by, waiting for a famine or a jog, fat cells continuously send dozens of potent chemical signals to tissues throughout the body, including the brain and other organs.