Monday, June 13, 2016

How to Turn Fat-Storing Cells into Fat-Burning Cells

A Japanese study found that omega-3 fatty acids can turns fat-storing cells into fat-burning cells.
Losing weight is often associated with eating less of certain foods, but a relatively recent study shows that people who add more omega-3s to their diet may shed more calories.

Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories. That’s great news for people who are in their 40s and older, as “good” fat cells start to decrease around middle-age.

The findings may explain why people who eat a Japanese or Mediterranean diet rich in fish generally lead longer, leaner lives. Read more

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