Cold can help burn dangerous fat

Published 2017-02-24 10:53. Updated 2017-02-27 15:55

New research findings show severe cold can switch harmful visceral fat to energy consuming beneficial fat. This discovery highlighted in a newly published research article, "Switching harmful visceral fat to beneficial energy combustion improves metabolic dysfunctions", offers a new method for treatment of diabetes and metabolic disease. The research behind this article is presented in an interview on SVT on 23rd February.

View the interview on SVT play (at 09:10)

 

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Switching harmful visceral fat to beneficial energy combustion improves metabolic dysfunctions
Xiaoyan Yang, Wenhai Sui, Meng Zhang, Mei Dong, Sharon Lim, Takahiro Seki, Ziheng Guo, Carina Fischer, Huixia Lu, Cheng Zhang, Jianmin Yang, Meng Zhang, Yangang Wang,  Caixia Cao,  Yanyan Gao, Xingguo Zhao,  Meili Sun,  Yuping Sun,  Rujie Zhuang, Nilesh J. Samani, Yun Zhang, and Yihai Cao
JCI Insight February 2017

 

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