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A Brown Fat Story

What if you could burn off pounds by just chilling out? A certain type of fat may, in effect, let you do just that. Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center and elsewhere have been looking into these types of cells that … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Fats: the difference between brown and white

Our posts on research being done at Joslin Diabetes Center on brown fat prompted anumber of our readers to send in questions on this subject. We picked some questions that have come up repeatedly and asked Aaron Cypess, M.D., Ph.D., … Continue reading

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The Other Fat

Fat is a problem. We don’t like excess fat in our bellies and thighs, and our lipid (which includes cholesterol) or fat numbers can’t be too high or the doctor will recommend medication. But what if I told you there … Continue reading

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