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Fat fish put obesity on the hook

...at regulates body weight homeostatically, like the thermostat in a house, and works to keep long-term energy stores—a.k.a. body fat—constant. The adipostat is what makes it difficult for people to lose weight and keep it off. “Americans—even children—are getting fat at an alarming rate,” said Gerald Weiss...

New findings blow a decade of assumptions out of the water

...h compares the old assumption to a house where the thermostat is many rooms away from a window that has swung op...ould get quite chilly before the draft reaches the thermostat and the furnace turns on. But if the thermostat is in the same room as the window, the furnace will ...

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