July 28, 2014

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  • 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.

  • Breakfast Cereal: Measure for Measure
    Wellness Tip

    Breakfast Cereal: Measure for Measure

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you eat breakfast cereal and are watching your weight, beware of overeating varieties with smaller, more densely packed flakes or pieces. In a recent study from Penn State, people helped themselves to standard wheat flakes or the same flakes crushed to reduce the volume by 20, 40, or 60 percent.

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