The Benefits of “Brown Fat”

Researchers at the University of Turku in Finland have discovered a type of fat that helps to burn energy and supports weight loss. They are calling it “brown fat,” and it may play an important part in effective weight management. The study indicates that 50 grams of brown fat may burn 20 percent or more of your daily caloric intake, if it is properly activated. Brown fat is seen in the neck area, located around blood vessels, probably to keep the blood warm. It can also be seen marbled in…

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