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Religious Freedom, Millennium Photograph, Civil War

Episode: Religious Freedom, Millennium Photograph, Civil War

  • Apr 6, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 22:39 mins

Guests: Benjamin Bikman, professor of physiology and developmental biology in the College of Life Sciences at BYU Mike Alder, director of BYU's Technology Transfer segment Many health experts will tell you that losing weight is fundamentally just a matter of "calories in vs. calories out." Consume more calories than your body needs and it will store the excess as fat and you will gain weight. But it is not that simple, says BYU physiology professor Benjamin Bikman. He is researching the way certain tissues in our body accumulate a certain type of fat that can increase the likelihood of insulin resistance and obesity. Suppose we could prevent those tissues from accumulating that type of fat?

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