September 30, 2014



  • Is Brown Fat Good for You?

    Is Brown Fat Good for You?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you consume excess calories, your body stores them as fat, specifically white adipose tissue. Lately, you may have been hearing about another kind of body fat, called brown fat, which is more metabolically active than white fat.

  • Ghee Versus Butter

    Ghee Versus Butter

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    Ghee is the Indian name for clarified butter—the liquid fat produced by melting butter and allowing the water to evaporate and the milk solids to separate out. How does its health profile compare to butter's?

  • Good Carbs, Good Fats

    Good Carbs, Good Fats

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Anyone promoting a special diet—whether it’s to reduce your cholesterol or reduce your weight—always claims that you have to eat some special combination of foods and/or avoid certain foods. Our advice is a bit different.