Well, according to some new research, brown fat may just turn out to be a very powerful tool in the fight against obesity and type 2 diabetes.
And while I have written previously about the potential fat-melting benefits of brown fat, this latest research:
And before you say….So What?
Why is this important?
It’s important because, up until now, the general consensus was that brown fat existed only in humans during childhood and that it disappeared as we grew into adulthood.
For obesity researchers, this is huge.
Now, instead of:
And they may be closer than you think.
Joslin Diabetes Center researchers are looking at a protein called BMP-7 that they think can promote the development of brown fat.
Check out this post for more info on BMP-7.