Exposure to cold reveals the ‘switch’ that controls the formation of brown and white fat

The roles that white fat and brown fat play in metabolism is well documented, but new research published in the January 2015 issue of the FASEB Journal presents a new wrinkle: each type of fat may change into the other, depending on the temperature. In particular, cold temperatures may encourage ‘unhealthy’ white fat to change into ‘healthy’ brown fat. —> Read More Here


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