UT Southwestern Medical Center

'Baby' fat cells may be key to treating obesity

Immature, or "baby," fat cells lurk in the walls of the blood vessels that nourish fatty tissue, just waiting for excess calories to help them grow into the adult monsters responsible for packing on the extra pounds, researchers ...

dateSep 18, 2008 in Medical research
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Limiting fructose may boost weight loss

One of the reasons people on low-carbohydrate diets may lose weight is that they reduce their intake of fructose, a type of sugar that can be made into body fat quickly, according to a researcher at UT Southwestern Medical ...

dateJul 24, 2008 in Health
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