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Does lack of sleep alter fat metabolism?

To find out how the uncomfortable schedule affected metabolism, the researchers gave participants a standardised high-fat dinner, a bowl of chilli mac, after four nights of sleep restriction.

From cinnamon to pepper: Use these spices to lose weight and reduce belly fat in winters

Apart from helping us keep our bodies warm, these spices are loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that help in boosting immunity, improving metabolism and shedding a few kilos. 

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Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

A two-week treatment period in which the men participated in daily hot-water baths showed a reduction of fasting blood sugar and insulin levels as well as improved low-grade inflammation at rest.

Hot bath may improve inflammation, metabolism: Study

A two-week treatment period in which the men participated in daily hot-water baths showed a reduction of fasting blood sugar and insulin levels as well as improved low-grade inflammation at rest.

Late afternoon is prime time for calorie-burning, reveals study

Suggesting the important role of the circadian clock in the way our body's metabolism functions, the researchers pointed out that people with irregular eating or sleeping habits are more likely to put on weight. 

Adolescent drinking may reduce grey matter claims study

The findings showed that drinking may be associated with changes in the metabolite profile which includes reduced brain grey matter - involved in muscle control, sensory perception, self control.

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Mere smell of food may make you fat

This also points out to a key connection between the olfactory or smell system and regions of the brain that regulate metabolism, in particular the hypothalamus, though the neural circuits are still unknown, the researchers explained.

Have fish oil to burn those kilos around your belly

Fish oil helps catalyse the process of fat-burning by triggering metabolism in certain fat storage cells.

Fill up on walnuts; it has 21% fewer calories than you thought

Incorporating walnuts into everyday diet might assist in weight management.

Eat to your heart's content and do not get fat!

Blocking a gene may keep you from getting fat even if you consume high-calorie food.

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