Podcast Episode Sixty-Four: Keeping Your Liver and Gallbladder Healthy

Liver and gallbladder function are critical to many other systems within the body. The liver is responsible for potentially thousands of metabolic processes. And many people think that you don’t need your gallbladder, but that’s simply not true. 

In today’s episode, we’re talking about the functions of the liver and gallbladder, as well as how you can support the health of both organs, and we’re sharing some important truths about gallstones and gallbladder removal.

What’s in this episode:

  • Common functions of the liver
  • The importance of liver detoxification
  • Why eating liver is good for you
  • What the gallbladder does (and why it’s not worthless)
  • What you can do to support gallbladder health, including eating a variety of proteins
  • Treating gallbladder issues and how that relates to gallstones
Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with nearly four decades of experience. Dr. Carling is a “Health Detective,” she looks beyond your symptom picture and investigates WHY you are experiencing your symptoms in the first place. Dr. Carling considers herself a “professional student” – she has attended more than 600 post-secondary education courses related to health and healing. Dr. Carling gives lectures here in the U.S. and internationally and has been noted as the “Doctor’s Doctor”. When other healthcare practitioners hit a roadblock when treating their patients nutritionally, Dr. Carling is who they call. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic.

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