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Talking Health with Dr. Carter

March 22, 2013

Time to weigh in (part 3) In a fully functioning body, leptin sends signals to the brain that reduce hunger, increase fat burning, and reduce fat storage. Surprisingly, this hormone is produced by our fat (white adipose tissue). That’s right. That stuff we think we don’t want is not inert. Although it does serve as… [Read More]