Nutritarian Diets Offer Permanent, Hunger-free Weight Loss, Says Joel Fuhrman

Turn down the thermostat to support weight loss, say researchers

According to Joel Fuhrman, M.D ., it doesn’t matter what type of diet you choose as long as you emphasize nutrient-dense foods. In an exclusive interview on Jan. 21, Dr. Fuhrman explained how a nutritarian diet has been shown to help reduce cravings and food addiction. Rather than obsess about portion control or calories, Dr.
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In young and middle-aged people, heat production through brown fat can account for up to 30 percent of the body’s energy budget, the researchers said. A previous study from researchers in Japan found a decrease in people’s body fat after they spent two hours per day for six weeks in a room with a temperature of 62.6 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius). The new study also found that people get used to the cold over time. After spending six hours a day at 59 degrees Fahrenheit (15 degrees Celsius) for 10 days, people in the study not only had more brown fat , the participants also said they felt more comfortable and shivered less when exposed to lower temperatures.
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Exposure To Mild Cold Could Aid Weight Loss, Study Suggests

Instead of shivering, you can turn on brown fat to warm up. Heat production affects energy balance, and thereby can affect our body weight, garcinia cambogia van Marken Lichtenbelt said. The researchers said that mildly cold temperatures around 62 degrees encourage the body to use nonshivering thermogenesis (NST), a process in which the body burns brown fat to heat the body. Because indoor temperatures in most buildings are regulated, people are typically exposed to relatively high indoor temperatures during winter months. The researchers concluded that a lack of exposure to ambient temperature leaves populations prone to developing obesity. They suggest that that keeping living spaces at temperatures closer to outdoor conditions may be healthier for people and also feel more pleasant.
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