Brown is the type of fat you actually want on your body

The good fat that babies are born with actually 'burns up' the bad fat, and so protects us from maladies like type 2 diabetes and heart failure, writes Paula Andropoulos

28 February 2021 - 00:02 By Paula Andropoulos

For several years now, researchers have been trying to find ways to plumb the potential of the lesser known "brown fat", or BAT, the adipose tissue that keeps babies warm before they're old enough to shiver, and which was once (mistakenly) thought to dissipate entirely over the course of childhood...

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