- January 1st, 2013
Researchers have found that not getting enough shuteye has a harmful impact on fat cells, reducing their ability to respond to insulin by 30 percent.
- September 1st, 2012
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a new type of energy-burning fat cell in adult humans, which they say may have therapeutic potential for treating obesity.
- September 1st, 2009
Nutritionists have known for a while now that watching your fat intake could prevent breast cancer; a new study now suggests such scrutiny may also prevent ovarian cancer. The Journal of the National Cancer Institute reported that postmenopausal women who trimmed their daily fat intake to 20 percent (instead of the average of 35 percent) reduced their risk by 40 percent in just four years.By Celia Shatzman
- May 1st, 2008
Three Times To Go Low:
1. You’ve got cancer in your family. A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that women who limited their fat intake to 24 percent of their total daily calories were 40 percent less likely to develop ovarian cancer than women who got approximately 39 percent of their daily calories from fat.
By Gina Roberts-Grey