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Dr. Beth's Top 8 Tips For FAT LOSS
Beth Ley Knotts, Ph.D.
Increase Your Brown Fat to Burn More Calories!

We all have both white and brown fat. White is the stuff that is seen around the belly, thighs and rear and researchers tell us that many of us have too much of: The kind that ups the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. But now, emerging research is proving that it's possible to boost our levels of brown fat, which is considered healthful since it actually helps us burn calories and sucks white fat out of the rest of the body..

Happily, there are some simple ways to boost your levels of brown fat:

1. Don't starve - or stuff - yourself.
We rely on hunger-regulating neurons in the brain to notify us when we've had enough. Now it turns out these neurons have another duty: These neurons can actually encourage fat to turn brown. Eating too few calories prevents white fat from turning brown, while eating just enough to satisfy hunger—prompting the action of the neurons—turns white fat to turn brown. Eating too much can do harm, as well: Not only does overconsumption increase white fat, but it also results in interferes with brown fat's ability to burn calories.

2. Eat more apples.
Researchers at the University of Iowa found that ursolic acid (found in apple peels, which gives apples their sheen) boosted brown fat in mice—even when they were fed a high-fat diet.

3. Exercise.
Working out triggers the release of an enzyme called irisin that prompts white fat cells to convert to brown. Research shows exercise can prompt the browning of fat in men, with the benefits still increasing after 12 weeks of training on an exercise bike.

4. Turn down the thermostat.
Exposure to lower temps increases the activity of a gene that converts white fat to brown. The study was done at 63 degees, so we are not talking frigid!

5. Stimulate your body's melatonin production.
It's best to stimulate your body's own natural production by avoiding nighttime exposure to light from TVs, computers and other screens, getting sunlight exposure during the day, and loading up on melatonin-rich foods, including almonds, tomatoes, tart cherries, cardamom, and coriander. Cedarwood oil (topical) also increases melatonin production.

6. Increase Resveratrol and other AMPK activators.
AMPK is an enzyme that plays a role in cellular energy balance. It stimulates weight loss, improves insulin sensitivity, decreases inflammation, and improves muscle performance.

Resveratrol is the potent antioxidant found in red wine, red grapes (seed and skin), cocoa powder, etc.

Other items able of activating AMPK include:
  • Quercetin
  • EGCG from green tea Berberine
  • Curcumin from Turmeric Zinc
  • Ginseng
  • CoQ10
  • Cinnamon
  • Green Coffee Extract
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Omega 3 Fish Oils - EPA, DHA

7. Increase Alpha Lipoic Acid.
ALA can activate AMPK in muscles and other tissues. (Especially recommended for high blood sugar.)

8. Increase DHEA, our antiaging hormone.
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This formula also contains antioxidants from curcumin extract, green tea decaffeinated extract, Japanese knotweed extract and whole red grape extracts based on the effect 7-Keto® has in boosting mitochondrial oxidation. Try 7-Keto® DHEA Metabolite today, and crank up your fat-burning furnace!