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Fat Burning Lessons From Fruit Flies

A rare, high resolution glimpse into how diet influences metabolism

Photo by cottonbro: https://www.pexels.com/photo/person-sharing-french-fries-4676401/

You’ve just chowed down on french fries, washed down with an ice cold soda. What happens to your lunch after it’s been digested? How does the body decide how much of the energy you consumed gets stored as fat?

We have some pieces of this metabolic puzzle, but a lot of the inner workings of fat cells are…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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