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New obesity jab could be available within two years after scientists discover hormone that helps the body burn fat.

Study by scientists in the U.S. identified new hormone - irisin, which increases in the body during exercise Harnessing irisin could help scientists develop better therapies for diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses which can be controlled through exercise Hormone converts 'bad' white fat - stores of excess calories - into 'healthy' brown fat, which increases energy expenditure A new drug which boosts the body's immune system could provide a breakthrough in the treatment of illnesses linked to obesity.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

A far better approach is to increase satiety. This is primarily done by following an anti-inflammatory diet to enhance the intensity of satiety signals being received by the hypothalamus.

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