Boosting Brown Fat Through Diet

NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
03 Jul 2020

The fat-burning properties of brown adipose tissue can be boosted by cold exposure, certain flavor molecules, and arginine-rich foods.

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What is brown adipose tissue? Check out my “prequel” video: Brown Fat: Losing Weight Through Thermogenesis (

For more on the arginine story, see Fat Burning Via Arginine ( The arginine may also play a role in the effects nuts may have on penile blood flow (Pistachio Nuts for Erectile Dysfunction

Spicy food may also help with digestive disorders (Cayenne Pepper for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Indigestion and the hot pepper compound can be a lifesaver for cluster headache sufferers (Hot Sauce in the Nose for Cluster Headaches?

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