Carolina Holistic Medicine | Functional & Alternative Medicine | Charleston, SC

June 2021

Is all Fat the same?

Is all Fat the same?   We have two types of fat.  White fat and brown fat.  Brown fat breaks down blood sugar (glucose) and fat molecules to create heat and help maintain body temperature.  Cold temperatures activate brown fat, which leads to various metabolic changes in the body.  Most of our fat, however, is white fat, which stores extra energy. …

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