White to Brown: Turning Fat into Fitness

According to new research from Penn University, there is a way to activate the “browning process” that can turn white fat cells into brown fat cells.

Did you know that there are different types of fat? The stuff clinging to your belly, thighs, and the backs of your arms may all look the same, but there are differences at the cellular level.

 

The majority of the visible body fat is going to be “white fat”, white adipocytes that your body has stored for later energy production. The more white fat your body stores, the more overweight and obese you become.

 

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