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How Common White Fat Can Be Turned Into Energy-Burning Brown Fat

The belly fat you hate can be turned into calorie-burning brown fat, and more of your daily health news.

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How Common White Fat Can Be Turned Into Energy-Burning Brown Fat

The belly fat you hate can be turned into calorie-burning brown fat, and more of your daily health news.

Your Healthy Tip for the Day

MELLOW YELLOW: No more egg white omelets! A nutrient in egg yolks called choline turns off belly-fat genes and boosts metabolism.

SCIENCE DAILY: How Common White Fat Can Be Turned Into Energy-Burning Brown Fat In Humans

"Researchers have discovered, for the first time in humans, that the widely reviled energy storing white fat can be turned into an energy burning brown fat that uses up excess calories." Read the full story.

REUTERS: Kellogg To Stop Using Artificial Products In Cereals, Snack Bars

"Kellogg Co's Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies are set to turn all-natural soon. The 109-year old company, whose cereals have been a popular breakfast choice for decades, said on Tuesday it was aiming to stop using artificial colors and flavors in its cereal and snack bars by the end of 2018. The world's biggest breakfast cereal maker is the latest in a string of U.S. food companies to bow to growing pressure to remove synthetic ingredients from products due to health concerns." Read the full story.

AFP: Add Spice For A Longer Life?

"Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday. 'Compared with participants who ate spicy foods less than once a week, those who consumed spicy foods one or two days a week were at a 10 percent reduced risk of death,' said a statement from The BMJ. Fresh and dried chilli peppers were the most commonly used spices — and the association was higher with the fresh variety, according to the team led by researchers at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences." Read the full story.

WSJ: Ice-Cream Recall Sends Chill Through Food Industry

"As Blue Bell Creameries prepares to resume production of its ice cream after a sweeping recall, its mistakes are fueling broader rethinking of how to keep ice cream and other foods free of deadly bacteria." Read the full story.