Omega-3 fatty acids stimulate brown adipose tissue metabolism

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Omega-3 fatty acids stimulate brown adipose tissue metabolism

Omega-3 fatty acids are able to stimulate the activation of brown and beige adipose tissues, a discovery that would promote the development of new therapies for obesity and other metabolism diseases, according to a research study.
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Silencing fat protein improves obesity and blood sugar

Scientists report that turning off a protein found in liver and adipose tissue significantly improves blood sugar levels and reduces body fat in an animal model.
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Aspartame may prevent, not promote, weight loss by blocking intestinal enzyme's activity

A team of investigators has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute aspartame might not promote weight loss. In their report, the researchers show how the aspartame breakdown product phenylalanine interferes with the action of an enzyme previously shown to prevent metabolic syndrome – a group of symptoms associated witSee Original Article

New target receptor discovered in the fight against obesity

The essential role that the receptor FFAR2 plays in the success of fermentable carbohydrates — found in foods such as vegetables, fruit, breads, cereals and pasta – in suppressing appetite and preventing obesity is now better understood, thanks to new research.
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