Enzyme in the brain, known as PI3 kinase , is expected to be able to control the increasing body heat that helps burn excess calories after eating foods high in fat. This was the new findings by researchers from the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern, Dallas, United States, published in the online edition of Cell Metabolism.
Increased energy expenditure, which is called the thermogenic response, burns calories even without exercising. According to Dr. Joel Elmquist, professor of internal medicine, psychiatry, and pharmacology at UT, this could help overcome obesity. (more…)