Is Coffee an Obesity-Fighter?

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defenses, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes. The pioneering study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, is one of the first to be carried out in humans to… Continue reading Is Coffee an Obesity-Fighter?

Brown Adipose Tissue and Metabolism

Source: Science Daily New light shed on relationship between calorie-burning fat and muscle function Researchers open the door to potential new therapies for certain metabolic and muscular diseases Abundant in human babies and small mammals, brown adipose tissue (BAT), or brown fat, was only recently discovered in human adults, and its role remains unclear. Known… Continue reading Brown Adipose Tissue and Metabolism