वेदमाता,देवमाता,विश्वमाता माँ गायत्री से सम्बंधित साहित्य को समर्पित ज्ञानकोष

Turn down the thermostat to release brown fat

Research published in Journal of Clinical  Investigation  studied 12 young men who had lower-than –average  amounts of  brown fat  were asked to sit for 2 hours /day  in 63 degree Fahrenheit (17.22 celsius) room   for 6 weeks. They burned an extra 108 calories compared to normal room temperature.  Even better , after 6 weeks  they were burning an extra 289 calories.  Researchers hypothesis was that exposure to lower temperatures increased the activity  of a gene that converts white  fat to brown.

  Turn down the thermostat  a bit  in your home.


brown fat pic


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