Posts Tagged ‘Researchers’

The Daylight helps versus overweight

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Sun SeaThis shows results of a new British study, that daylight plays an important role in activation of brown adipose tissue that is able to quickly and effectively converts fat into energy, announced publication Science Daily. The activity of this tissue is dramatically reduced in people suffering from obesity. Researchers from the University of Nottingham have studied the activity of brown adipose tissue in more than 3500 people. It turns out that it is generally higher in women, and depends greatly on the seasonal changes in temperature and length of daylight of the day. In particular, the daylight, not temperature, plays an important role in regulating this activity. According to Michael Simands – head of research results can help the development of novel methods for the treatment of obesity with daylight.
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