Health coaching has taught us that proper diet and exercise is key to weight loss and a healthy lifestyle. What if, however, there was a way to have your body work with you to burn more calories? That would be great! Truth is health care coaching and nutritional professionals already know of a way. Brown fat is the body’s natural way of generating heat. When brown fat generates heat is burn calories. Health coaches and biologists alike are now trying to find ways to active brown fat. An article has more:
From Joslin Diabetes Center. “Brown Fat Activated By Cold, Not Ephedrine.” Medical News Today. MediLexicon, Intl., 7 Jun. 2012. Web.
Health Coaching and Brown Fat: How to Active It?
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have shown that while a type of “good” fat found in the body can be activated by cold temperatures, it is not able to be activated by the drug ephedrine.
The finding, published in PNAS USA Early Edition, may lead to drugs or other methods aimed at activating the good fat, known as brown fat. When activated, brown fat burns calories and can help in the battle against obesity.
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The more health coaching experts learn about the human body, the better their advice becomes. However until health care coaches learn how to active brown fat, we will just have to stick with good old fashion dieting and exercise.
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