What Is “Brown Fat?”

November 20, 2013   // 0 Comments

By Lorraine Jones What exactly is “brown fat,” and what does it have to do with your diabetes risk? According to a new study, certain people have lower amounts of so-called “brown fat” than others, which might help explain why some have a much greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Unlike white fat, brown fat burns calories instead of storing them, and some studies have shown that brown fa...

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