Podcast Episode Thirty-One: Fat & Its Role as an Endocrine Organ

Fat has long been misunderstood in the healthcare industry. For many years, fat has been disregarded and looked at with a negative connotation. New research has led us to learn that fat actually plays a big role in the endocrine system and in our metabolism.

In this episode, we’re discussing the vital role that fat plays in our bodies. The media has long demonized fats and in this episode, we’re uncovering the biggest myths and misconceptions about fat. You’ll learn how you can improve your largest endocrine organ (fat) to make strides in bettering your overall health. 


What’s in this episode:

  • The misconceptions about fat
  • What new research has taught us about the role of fat in metabolism
  • The role that fat plays as an endocrine organ
  • How fats in food don’t contribute to obesity and being overweight 
  • Good fats vs. bad fats debunked
  • What you can do to improve your largest endocrine organ: fat
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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