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Episode 103: 8 Ways to Eliminate Cravings

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The other day I posted a quiz to determine whether or not you are carb sensitive. Get this: more than 85% of you indicated that you're struggling with carb cravings! Whoa. It does not have to be that way. Seriously. Cravings are not a required part of normal life. There are specific strategies you can implement to reduce, if not completely eliminate, cravings for sweets. In today's episode, I'm going ...Read More

Episode 098: Does Bacon Cause Cancer?

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Recently, the World Health Organization decreed that bacon & processed meats contain carcinogens and classified both in the same risk category as tobacco and asbestos. Of course, this has raised a lot of questions and triggered alarm in bacon lovers across the world. But is it true? Does bacon cause cancer? There's a lot more to this story and I want to take the time today to go through some of ...Read More

Bad Mood? Cut Back on Sugar

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Last week I recorded a podcast episode that got a lot of feedback, questions and requests for more information. It was very timely, as I’ve been thinking so much about mental health, depression and the links between nutrition and mental/emotional health. A few days later in a podcast about the links between wheat, corn, sugar and hyperactivity and cognitive challenges in children, I talked about how unfortunate it is that ...Read More

Episode 092: Children, Food, Hyperactivity and Autism

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Yes, we're going there today. We're talking about the links between children, food, hyperactivity and autism. I absolutely acknowledge that there are many factors: genetics, environment to name a couple, but there is an undeniable link between health, behavior and food. We're going to look at some of the research and risk factors contributing to children's health challenges. Listen Now Download Episode Children, Food, Hyperactivity and Autism Factors discussed in ...Read More

Episode 058 – Understanding Fat Loss: The Insulin Effect

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In today's episode we take a closer look at the master fat loss hormone: insulin. We talk about how it turns off fat burning, how it impacts health, energy, hunger and cravings and how to know if you've developed insulin resistance. We'll also talk about understanding fat loss in light of insulin resistance and what you can do to improve your body's overall sensitivity to insulin. Listen Now! Download Episode ...Read More

Episode 021: Fruit & Fructose – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

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In this episode we're talking about how fruit today is VASTLY different from fruit even just 50 years ago. We're talking about the changes in agriculture & how they impact our food. Then we dive into fructose, the sugar naturally found in fruit, and how it is the single most LIPOGENIC carbohydrate. What does that mean? It is most easily converted to fat when compared to ALL other carbohydrates. We ...Read More

Q&A 4: How To Tame Your Sweet Tooth

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How do you tame your sweet tooth? In this episode we're talking about both long term and immediate strategies for taming your sweet tooth WITHOUT restriction & deprivation so you can reach your fat loss goals and enjoy your food along the way.  Listen now!! Download Episode Question: "I have great intentions but sometimes my sweet tooth gets the best of me. How can I tame this crazy sweet tooth?!” Answer: ...Read More

Episode 005: How to Overcome Sugar Addiction & Cravings

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On today's episode, "How to Overcome Sugar Addiction & Cravings", we're talking about the truth behind sugar addiction, cravings & what you can do to overcome them! We even identify 5 ways to tell if you're addicted to sugar! Changing your eating habits is very hard but it can feel nearly impossible when you're legitimately addicted to sugar or constantly confronted with strong cravings for sweets. Listen now! Download Episode ...Read More

Foods That Accelerate Aging

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When you increase your blood sugar with a meal or snack rich in processed foods or very starchy carbohydrates, the sugar has to get out of your blood quickly. That’s insulin’s job - ushering insulin out of the blood stream and helping it find a place to go. However, as we’ve talked about before, insulin isn’t really effective at doing it’s job in many overweight people. Why? Because the chronic ...Read More