Fish oil helps transform fat cells from storage to burning

One more reason that explains why I have been able to lose 50 pounds in the past 2 yrs. The other reason was the fact that I have reduced my omega-6, which was increasing my appetite.

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Public Release: 17-Dec-2015

Kyoto University shows how fish oil can improve fat metabolism in mice

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Kyoto University researchers have found that fish oil transforms fat-storage cells into fat-burning cells, which may reduce weight gain in middle age. Fish oil activates receptors in the digestive tract, fires the sympathetic nervous system, and induces storage cells to metabolize fat.

Credit: Eiri Ono/Kyoto University

Kyoto, Japan — Researchers have found that fish oil transforms fat-storage cells into fat-burning cells, which may reduce weight gain in middle age.

The team explains in Scientific Reports that fish oil activates receptors in the digestive tract, fires the sympathetic nervous system, and induces storage cells to metabolize fat.

Fat tissues don’t all store fat. So-called “white” cells store fat in order to maintain energy supply, while “brown” cells metabolize fat to maintain a stable body temperature. Brown cells are abundant in babies but decrease…

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