Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Statins Make It Harder To Burn Fat

This is interesting. A small study in older people found that those taking statins burned less body fat:

Statin Therapy Depresses Fat Metabolism in Older Individuals, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, February 2012
"Fat oxidation was significantly reduced in older subjects taking statin drugs that were not associated with diet, exercise, and fitness."


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