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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

THERMOGENESIS

Obese have blunted thermogenesis in response to dietary fat

Obese people's metabolism does not increase in response to dietary fat the same way that lean people do according to a study from researchers at Maastricht University in The Netherlands. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, Aug 10, 2010 7:00 am | [0] comments

Thursday, February 11, 2010

TEA, CAFFEINE, CAPSAICIN

Tea, caffeine and capsaicin increase daily energy expenditure roughly 4–5% or 70-100 calories

"Ingredients for obesity management are tea, caffeine and capsaicin, as they increase daily [energy expenditure] with 4–5% [roughly 70 to 100 calories] without increasing energy intake and counteract the decrease in metabolic rate during weight loss," a recent paper concludes.

"Studies have shown that these ingredients are useful in losing weight or preventing weight regain after weight loss." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Thu, Feb 11, 2010 2:04 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

POSTNATAL WEIGHT GAIN

Excess weight gain after birth reduces thermogenesis and increases likelihood of adult obesity

Excessive weight gain immediately after birth reduces brown adipose tissue thermogenesis and is likely to increase the likelihood of obesity throughout life according to a study done with rats by researchers from Oregon Health and Science University in Beaverton, Oregon, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Tue, May 29, 2007 3:18 am | [0] comments

Monday, April 05, 2004

Green Tea Extract for fat loss: An interview with researcher Dr. Abdul Dulloo

"An extract of Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content," says obesity researcher Abdul Dulloo, M.D., Ph.D. from the Institute of Physiology at the University of Fribourg in Fribourg, Switzerland. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Admin2 on Mon, Apr 05, 2004 12:23 pm | [0] comments
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